5 November 2003
Henri Lebasque (1865-1937)
Paris, remorqueur sur la Seine
signed and dated 'Lebasque 04' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21¼ x 25 5/8 in. (53.8 x 65.1 cm.)
Painted in 1904
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 December 1998, lot 36.
Richard Green Fine Art, London (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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