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Honoré Daumier

La Salle Des Pas-Perdus

Signed h.D (lower left)

Oil on canvas

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Honoré Daumier
La Salle Des Pas-Perdus

Signed h.D (lower left)

Oil on canvas

Jules Dupré, France (sold: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, Provenant de l’atelier Jules Dupré, 30th January 1890, lot 141)

Boussod, Valadon & Cie., Paris

E. J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam (acquired by 1896)

Alfred Atmore Pope, Farmington, Connecticut (acquired by 1910)

Theodate Pope Riddle, Farmington, Connecticut (by descent from the above)

Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the above on 21st May 1936 and until at least 1949)

Sam Salz, New York

Mr & Mrs Charles Goldman, New York (acquired by 1961)

Sale: Christie’s, London, 15th June 2011, lot 219

Purchased at the above sale by the previous owner


(possibly) Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, 1878, no. 26 (titled Un avocat sortant du Palais and with inverted measurements)

New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Small masterpieces of late 19th Century French Art, 1939, no. 16

Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts, From David to Courbet, 1950, no. 92

Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art (on loan)

London, Tate Gallery, Daumier: Paintings and Drawings, 1961, no. 84, illustrated in the catalogue pl. 18c (titled Members of the Bar)

Berlin, Stiftung Brandenburger Tor, Daumier ist ungeheuer!, 2013, no. 5.12

New York, Michael Altman Fine Art, In Pursuit of Timeless Quality, 2016, illustrated in the catalogue


Arsène Alexandre, Honoré Daumier- l'Homme et l' OEuvre, Paris, 1888, p. 375

John La Farge & August F. Jaccaci, 'The Bibliography of the Collection of Mr Alfred Atmore Pope', in Bibliography of the noteworthy paintings in American Private Collections, New York, circa 1910, illustrated p. 4

Emil Waldmann, in Kunst und Künstler, 1910, p. 93 Erich Klossowski, Honoré Daumier, Munich, 1923, no. 177H, p. 102 K. E. Maison, in Pantheon, July/August 1961, issue no. XIX, fig. 5, p. 207

K. E. Maison, Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the paintings watercolours and drawings, London, 1968, vol. I, no. 140, illustrated pl. 115 Bruce Laughton, Honoré Daumier, New Haven, 1996, pl. 130, illustrated p. 106 (as dating from circa 1868-70)