Self-Portrait
Property from a European Noble Family
William Bouguereau

Self-Portrait

22 January 2021 • New York

Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait
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William Bouguereau

Self-Portrait

Estimate:

150,000 - 200,000 USD

Property from a European Noble Family

William Bouguereau

William Bouguereau

Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait

Estimate:

150,000 - 200,000 USD

Lot closes:

Lot closes:

12 days, 16 hours

12 days, 16 hours

January 30, 05:51 PM (GMT)

January 30, 05:51 PM (GMT)

Description

Property from a European Noble Family

William Bouguereau

La Rochelle 1825 - 1905

Self-Portrait


signed and inscribed lower left: W Bouguereau / à J. M. Croizet

oil on canvas

canvas: 16 by 12 5/8 in.; 40.5 by 32 cm.

Condition report

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Provenance

The family of the artist.

Literature

L'Illustration, 22 January 1921, p. 65 (as Portrait de l'artiste par lui-même, à Rome 1850);
M. S. Walker, "William Bouguereau: A Summary Catalogue of the Paintings," William Adolphe Bouguereau, L’Art Pompier, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1991, p. 64;
D. Bartoli and F. C. Ross, William Bouguereau, his life and works, New York, 2010, p. 105, reproduced plate 20; and in the revised 2014 edition, p. 105, reproduced plate 20;
D. Bartoli and F. C. Ross, William Bouguereau, Catalogue Raisonné of his Painted Work, New York, 2010, pp. 26-7, cat. no. 1853/01, reproduced; and in the 2014 revised edition, pp. 26-7, cat. no. 1853/01, reproduced.

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Dewambez, 1920-1921;
Lyon, Palais St. Pierre, Oeuvres italiennes de Bouguereau, April-June 1948, no. 81;
Paris, Musée du Petit Palais; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Hartford, The Wadsworth Atheneum, William Bouguereau 1825-1905, 9 February 1984-13 January 1985, no. 15.