Property from a Private Collection, Japan
1851 - 1910
LA PORTEUSE D'EAU
signed JULIEN DUPRÉ (lower left)
oil on panel
13¾ by 10⅜ in.
34.9 by 26.4 cm
Howard L. Rehs has authenticated this work from a photograph and will include it in his forthcoming Julien Dupré catalogue raisonné to be published by Rehs Galleries, Inc. www.juliendupre.com
The following condition report was kindly provided by Simon Parkes Art Conservation, Inc.: This work is in excellent condition. The panel is flat and the paint layer is stable. The painting is clean and lightly varnished. There is one retouch in the center of the left side in the dark green of the grass. The work should be hung in its current state.
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Andrew J. Sordoni (according to a stamp on the reverse of the frame)
Gallery Iida, Tokyo
Acquired from the above