23 April 2002
Léon-Augustin Lhermitte (French, 1844-1925)
Pêcheur Relevant des Verveux
signed and dated 'L. Lhermitte 1902' (lower left)
pastel on paper laid down on canvas
27¼ x 39½ in. (70.3 x 100.3 cm.)
Executed in 1902
Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Paris.
A. Rosenberg, Sr.; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 21 May 1909, lot 67.
Léon Orosdi, Paris.
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(s.n.) Gazette de l'hôtel Drouot, 18 May 1909.
(s.n.) Gazette de l'hôtel Drouot, 22 May 1909.
M. Le Pelley Fonteny, Léon Augustin Lhermitte (1844-1925): catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1991, p. 238, no. 444 (illustrated).
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