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Henri Lebasque

Sainte-Maxime, La Diseuse de bonne aventure

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Sandra Moss

Henri Lebasque

Henri Lebasque

Sainte-Maxime, La Diseuse de bonne aventure

Sainte-Maxime, La Diseuse de bonne aventure

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 USD

Lot sold:

226,800

USD

Property from the Collection of Sandra Moss

Henri Lebasque

1865 - 1937

Sainte-Maxime, La Diseuse de bonne aventure


Signed Lebasque (lower right)

Oil on canvas

37 1/2 by 32 in. (95.3 by 81.3 cm)

Framed: 46 by 39 3/4 in. (117 by 101 cm)

Painted in 1914.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Madame de la Ville Fromoit and Madame Christine Lenoir.

The canvas is unlined. The edges are taped. The surface is slightly dirty. Minor frame abrasion along the lower edge and the upper half of the left edge. Some pigment shrinkage in the umbrella, in the dark green pigments of the tree in the upper left corner, and in the two pieces of fruit in the lower left quadrant. One pindot-sized impact to the canvas and an associated loss in the red dress of the primary sitter. Under UV light: a few strokes of retouching in the peach-colored pigments of the wall toward the upper right corner. A few strokes of retouching along the right and lower edges, likely to address prior frame abrasion. A few nailhead-sized strokes of possible retouching in the cream-colored pigments of the palm reader's skirt. The work is in good condition.


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Mahaut, Nantes
Société des Amis du Musée de Nantes, Nantes
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1965)
Hilde Gerst Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above on June 28, 1967
Paul Vitry, Henri Lebasque, Paris, 1928, illustrated p. 77
Marc Pabois, “Un tableau d’Henri Lebasque au Musée de Beaux-Arts,” in Le Bulletin des musées et monuments lyonnais, vol. VI, no. 15, 1978, mentioned p. 113
Denise Bazetoux, Henri Lebasque, Catalogue raisonné, vol. I, Paris, 2008, no. 1247, illustrated p. 305 (without dimensions)