30 September - 1 October 2003
SOLD ON BEHALF OF THE PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN ORDER TO BENEFIT ITS AMERICAN ART ACQUISITION FUND
Jean François Xavier Roffiaen (Belgian, 1820-1898)
signed and dated 'F. Roffiaen 1869' (lower left)
oil on canvas
19½ x 34½ in. (49.5 x 87.7 cm.)
Painted in 1869
Henry C. Gibson, Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1892 (bequest from the above).
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E. Strahan, ed., Art Treasures of America, New York, circa 1880, vol. I, p. 80.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The Beneficient Connoisseurs (Henry C. Gibson Collection), 5 January-17 February 1974, no. 72.
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