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Ferdinand Hodler
1853 - 1918
BILDNIS HENRI LE GRAND ROY

Provenance

Henri Le Grand Roy, Geneva (until 1914)
Henriette Le Grand Roy, Geneva (1914-1917)
Rodolphe Dunki, Geneva
Christie's, Zurich, 3rd November 2004
Private collection, France

Exhibited

Geneva, Grand Salon d'Art, Peintures de Ferd. Hodler, sculptures de Herm. Haller, 1916, no. 4

ILLUSTRATED NOTE

Executed around 1880.

Literature

C.D. Wyatt, Peintures de Ferd. Hodler, sculptures de Herm. Haller, exhibition catalogue, Grand Salon d'Art, Geneva 1916, no. 4
Oskar Bätschmann / Paul Müller, Ferdinand Hodler, Catalogue raisonné der Gemälde. Die Bildnisse, vol. 2, Zurich 2012, p. 125, no. 701, ill. (in colour) and p. 126

Catalogue Note

Henri Le Grand Roy (1851-1914) studied under Barthélémy Menn, as well as Ferdinand Hodler. He was a painter on enamel, teaching at the Ecole des Arts industriels in Geneva. This painting was a gift from Hodler after he used Le Grand Roy's studio. 

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