22 April 2004
Théodore Ceriez (Belgian, 1832-1904)
The Flower Market
signed 'T. Ceriez' (lower right)
oil on panel
19½ x 31½ in. (49.6 x 80 cm.)
G.E. de Vitré, Keep Hatch, England.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 15 November 1995, lot 133.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
London, International Exhibition, 1872.
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
The artist tells us about his meticulous recreation of a child’s toy in a work that became an instant icon when it debuted at the Whitney Museum in New York in 2014