12 April 2007
Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Peña (French, 1808-1876)
signed and dated 'N. Diaz. 68.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
33½ x 45 in. (82.6 x 114.3 cm.)
Painted in 1868
Collection of Lord Curzon of Kendleston.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 1 May 2000, lot 215.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1928.
This work has been authenticated by Mrs. Rolande Miquel and will be included in the forthcoming Diaz catalogue raisonné.
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