26 June 2007
Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899)
Biche et faon dans un sous-bois (A doe and her fawn in a thicket)
signed and dated 'Rosa Bonheur/68' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25½ x 22¾ in. (64.8 x 57.8 cm.)
Painted in 1868.
Theron R. Butler; his sale, American Art Association, New York, 7 January 1910, lot 46.
Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge. Her sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 5 December 1975, lot 25.
William and Son, London.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 24 May 1984, lot 19.
Hammer Galleries, New York.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 22 February 1989, lot 41.
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E. Bénézit, Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs, Paris, 1998, Tome 2, p. 521, mentioned in the 'liste des ventes publiques', 24 May 1984.
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