5 November 2003
Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931)
Danseuses au repos
signed with initial 'F' (lower left)
oil on canvas
23¾ x 28¾ in. (60.3 x 73.1 cm.)
Painted circa 1905
David B. Findlay Galleries, New York.
Anon. (acquired from the above, 1965); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 9 May 2001, lot 339.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Roslyn, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, La Belle Epoque and Toulouse-Lautrec, June-September 2003, p. 87 (illustrated in color, p. 30).
Mrs. Valdès-Forain will include this painting in her forthcoming Forain catalogue raisonné.
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