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Paul Louis Narcisse Grolleron
1848 - 1901
FRENCH
SHARPENING THE KNIFE 
signed P Grolleron (lower left)
oil on canvas laid down on board
10 7/8 by 8 in.
27.6 by 20.3 cm
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Provenance

Pitet Aîné, Paris 
Knoedler & Co., New York, no. 6380 (acquired from the above, November 18, 1889, as Sujet militaire
J.J. Gillespie & Co., Pittsburgh (acquired from the above, May 23, 1891) 
Acquired from the above through the Prendergast Bequest, 1891

Literature

Descriptive Catalogue of the Art Gallery of the James Prendergast Library Association, Jamestown, 1906, no. 24 
Katherine E. Manthorne, The Mirror Up to Nature: A Catalogue of 19th and 20th Century Paintings in the Collection of The James Prendergast Library Association, Jamestown, New York, 1982, p. 15, illustrated

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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New York