Lot 479
  • 479

Gustave Loiseau

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Description

  • Gustave Loiseau
  • La Cath├ędrale d'Auxerre
  • signed G. Loiseau and dated 1907  (lower left)
  • oil on canvas
  • 65.5 by 54.2cm., 25 3/4 by 21 1/4 in.

Provenance

Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired directly from the artist in July 1907)
Grégorie J. Schusterman, Paris (acquired in January 1930)
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London
Maurice Sternberg, Chicago
Sale: Me Ader - Palais Galliéra, Paris, 8th December 1961, lot. 60
Private Collection (acquired by 1965)
Sale: Sotheby's, London, 3rd July 1973, lot 38
Private Collection, New York (sale: Sotheby's, New York, 9th November 1994, lot 207)
Marvin Schein Fine Arts, New York (purchased at the above sale; sale: Sotheby's, New York, 14th May 1997, lot 170)
Private Collection  (purchased at the above sale)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, 1908, no. 18
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Gustave Loiseau. Centenaire de sa naissance, 1965, no. 20 (dated as 1908)
London, The French Gallery, Some French Painters of the 19th Century, 1930
Osaka, Mitsukoshi Gallery & Tokyo, Marubeni-Lida, Gustave Loiseau, 1971-1972, no. 17

Condition

The canvas is not lined and there is no evidence of retouching under UV light. This work is in very good condition. Colours: overall fairly accurate in the printed catalogue.
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