signed AS and inscribed Monte Carlo (lower left)
oil on canvas
9 ½ by 12 in.
24.1 by 30.5 cm
We would like to thank the Comité Alfred Stevens for kindly confirming the authenticity of this work, which will be included in their catalogue raisonné now in preparation.
Anthony Roux, Paris (acquired directly from the artist in 1893, and sold, his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 19-20, 1914, lot 47, as Cap Martin, près Monte-Carlo)
Hector Brame (and sold, his sale, May 22, 1914)
Alfred Beurdeley, Paris (and sold, his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 6-7, 1920, lot 118, as Le Cap Martin, près Monte-Carlo)
Baron Jean de Bethmann
Private Collection, United States (probably acquired in France in the early 20th century)
Thence by descent to the present owner