5 May 2004
Henri Lebasque (1865-1937)
Pierrefonds, la promenade en forêt
signed 'H. Lebasque' (lower right)
oil on canvas
28¾ x 23¾ in. (73.1 x 60.3 cm.)
Painted circa 1907
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 16 May 1990, lot 357.
Richard Green Paintings, London (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1992.
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