1865 - 1931
THE CARD PLAYERS
We are grateful to Aivi Gallen-Kallela-Sirén for her assistance in cataloguing this work.
Henri de Vallombreuse (probably a gift from the artist. Vallombreuse, 1856-1919, was a French ceramicist and a close friend of Gallen-Kallela whom he had met while both were studying at the Académie Julian in Paris in the 1880s)
Sale: Bukowskis, Stockholm, 28 October 1985, lot 12
Private Collection, Stockholm (purchased at the above sale)
Private Collection, England
Acquired by the present owners in 2003