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Gustave Moreau
LE POÈTE ET LA SIRÈNE
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Gustave Moreau
LE POÈTE ET LA SIRÈNE

Details & Cataloguing

Modern Masters:
From Rembrandt to Picasso ‎- Representation of the Figure in Western Art

Hong Kong

Gustave Moreau
1826 - 1898
LE POÈTE ET LA SIRÈNE
Signed Gustave Moreau (lower right)
Oil on canvas
38 1/4 by 24 1/2 in.
97 by 62 cm
Painted in 1893.
Ⓑ Bonded Property: This lot has been imported from outside of the PRC and is held under the bonded status.
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Provenance

Collection of Francis Warrain, Paris

Private Collection

Sale: Sotheby's, New York, October 24, 1989, lot 82

Private Collection, Switzerland

Exhibited

Paris, Collection Warrain, 1906, no. 206

Paris, Musée du Louvre, Gustave Moreau, 1961, no. 45

New York, Helly Nahmad Gallery, The Poet & The Siren, A collection of works by Gustave Moreau- ARMAN The Day After, 3 November - 31 December 2008, 2008

Literature

Holten, L'Art Fantastique de Gustave Moreau, Paris, Pauvert, 1960, p. 29, illustrated fig. 38

Holten, Gustave Moreau Symbolist, Stockholm, 1965, p. 76

Pierre-Louis Mathieu, Gustave Moreau, Complete Edition of the Finished Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, Fribourg, Switzerland, Office du Livre, 1977, no. 404, p. 367, illustrated p. 205

Modern Masters:
From Rembrandt to Picasso ‎- Representation of the Figure in Western Art

Hong Kong