London, South Kensington
24 June 2016
André Hambourg (1908-1999)
Contre-jour sur la plage, Trouville
signed 'a.hambourg' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'a. hambourg II contre jour sur la plage 1952. Trouville II' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
15 x 21 ¾ in. (38.1 x 55.1 cm.)
Painted in Trouville in 1952
Anonymous sale, Versaille, 25 March 1962, lot 63.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 December 2011, lot 57.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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L. Harambourg, André Hambourg, Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint, Paris, 2012, vol. II, p. 181 (illustrated pl. 204).
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