Lot 227
  • 227

Eva Gonzalès

120,000 - 180,000 USD
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  • Eva Gonzalès
  • Portrait de femme
  • Signed Eva Gonzalès and inscribed Étude corrigée par mon Maître M. Édouard Manet, Valence-1869, Oloron-1870 (upper left)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 21 3/4 by 18 1/4 in.
  • 55.3 by 46.3 cm


Henri-Charles Guérard, Paris (the artist's husband)
Private Collection, Paris
Private Collection (acquired from the above in March 1969)


Coral Gables, Florida, Lowe Art Museum, French Impressionists Influence American Art, 1971, no. 46
Winston-Salem, Salem Fine Arts Center & Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art, Women: A Historical Survey of Works by Women Artists, 1972, no. 25, illustrated in the catalogue


Linda Nochlin, "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?" in Art News, vol. LXIX, no. 9, January 1971, illustrated p. 32
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, ed., The Rathbone Years: Masterpieces Acquired for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1955-1972, and for the St. Louis Art Museum, 1940-1955, 1972, p. 128
Marie-Caroline Sainsaulieu & Jacques de Mons, Eva Gonzalès, 1849-1883: Étude critique et catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1990, no. 16, illustrated p. 77
Jacques-Sylvain Klein, La Normandie, Le Berceau de l'impressionnisme, 1820-1900, Rennes, 1996, p. 105
Russell T. Clement, Annick Houze & Christiane Erbolato- Ramsey, The Women Impressionists: A Sourcebook, Westport & London, 2000, p. 168

Catalogue Note

The artist's own inscription acknowledges the guiding hand of her teacher, Édouard Manet in the completion of the present work.