24 June 2004
Henri Lebasque (1865-1937)
La Pointe St Gildas, scène de plage
signed 'Lebasque' (lower right)
watercolour and pencil on paper
11 x 16 1/3 in. (28 x 42 cm.)
Executed in 1922
Charles Thorndike, Paris.
Mrs Charles Thorndike, Paris, by descent from the above in 1941, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Mme Denise Bazetoux. It will be included in the forthcoming Lebasque catalogue raisonné.
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