10 May 2001
Henri Martin (1860-1943)
L'église de La Bastide du Vert
signed 'Henri Martin' (lower left)
oil on canvas
41 3/8 x 23 7/8 in. (105.1 x 60.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1898
Findlay Galleries, Inc., Chicago.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 February 1991, lot 57.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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London, William Merchant & Co., The Goupil Gallery Salon, 1912, no. 85.
Cyrille Martin has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
Decorative and dangerous, the most impressive group of courtly quality weapons to come to auction in well over a generation
This month, Christie’s offers one of the American artist’s large-scale works. In October, she will tackle the monumental proportions of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall