24 October 2007
Jean François Raffaëlli (French, 1850-1924)
La Seine à Suresnes, Issy-les-Mouleneaux
signed 'J F RAFFAELLI' (lower left)
oil on paper on canvas
21¼ x 32 in. (54 x 81.3 cm.)
Painted circa 1890.
J. Ajalbert, Paris.
with A. Tooth Gallery, London.
with Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 1 March 1990, lot 61.
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A. Alexandre, Jean-François Raffaelli, Paris, 1909, p. 226 (illustrated).
Galerie Brame et Lorenceau has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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