1 November 1999
Maxime Noire (French, late 19th Century)
The Water Carriers
signed and dated 'Noir 1890' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 x 24 in. (45.8 x 61 cm.)
Painted in 1890.
Mme. Paule Guilbert, Paris. Acquired from the above for The Akram Ojjeh Collection on 10 October 1984.
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