Please note the correct support of this work is oil on paper laid down on canvas
Please note the correct spelling and signature of the artist's last name: Girardet.
Please note this work is signed Guilio-Rosati- (lower right) Please note this work is watercolor on card
Please note attribution change to British School, 19th Century, bears signature LOUIS DE SCHRYVER
Please note the correct title of this work is UNE COMÉDIENNE-L'ÉTUDE DU RÔLE. Please note the additional and corrected provenance and literature: PROVENANCE: Petit, 1888 Rodolphe Langbank, Brussels Gérard, Paris Sale: Galerie Giroux, Brussels, March 2, 1925, lot 158 J. Speth, Antwerp (in 1936) Sale: Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, May 28, 1974, lot 151 Galerie J. P. Meulemeester, Brussels Charles de Pauw, Brussels (and sold: Sotheby's, London, June 17, 1986, lot 82) Galerie de Jongkheere, Paris Sale: Christie's, New York, Februrary 18, 1993, lot 110, illustrated Acquired at the above sale by the present owner LITERATURE: The artist's "Registre comptable," 1888, no. 626 G. van Zype, Les Frères Stevens, Brussels, 1936, no. 202 Christiane Lefebvre, Alfred Stevens,1823-1906, Paris, 2006, p. 122, illustrated p. 113, no. 29
This work will be included in the Alfred Stevens catalogue raisonné now in preparation by the Comité Alfred Stevens.
Please note the present painting was also discussed and illustrated in the exhibition catalogue Gustave Caillebotte, Urban Impressionist, Paris, Galerie Nationales du Grand Palais; The Art Institute of Chicago; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1995, p. 102, fig 2, illustrated
Please note the corrected provenance: Sale: Christie's, New York, February 25, 1983, lot 232, illustrated Kenneth Lux Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner
Please note that the artist is A. Bargelli and not Giulio Bargellini as stated in the printed copy of the sale catalogue.
Please note there is another study for Hylas and the Nymphs (andindistinctly inscribed) by the artist on the verso of the present work. For an image of the verso please refer to the department.
The artist's studio; sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 31-June 2, 1875, lot 302 (as Au lac d'Albano, roches verdoyants) M. Martin (acquired at the above sale) Georges Bernheim, Paris, (in 1881) Georges Petit, Paris, (in 1882) Comte Armand Doria, Paris, (by 1882) Sale: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, Collection of Count Armand Doria, May 4-5, 1899, lot 114 Moderne Galerie (Heinrich Thannhauser) Private Collection, Beverly Hills (acquired in Germany circa 1925-1930) Thence by descent to the present owner
Please note the additional exhibition information: Munich, VI Internationale Kunstausstellung 1892 zu München Chicago, World's Columbian Exposition, May-November, 1893
Please note the additional literature: William Walton, World's Columbian Exposition MDCCCXCIII: Art and Archiecture. The Art, Philadelphia, 1893, vol. 2, pp. 77-8
Please note this work will be included in Volume 4 of Pierre Miquel's catalogue, under the direction of the Felix Ziem Committee (Nicole Durand - Franck Baille - Christian Meissirel).