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Henri Edmond Cross

La toilette

Property previously in the Collection of Henri Canonne

Henri Edmond Cross

Henri Edmond Cross

La toilette

La toilette

Property previously in the Collection of Henri Canonne

Henri Edmond Cross

1856 - 1910

La toilette


signed henri Edmond Cross (lower left)

oil on canvas

81 by 65cm., 31⅞by 25½in.

Framed: 104 by 89cm., 41 by 35in.

Painted circa 1904.


This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Henri Edmond Cross being prepared by Patrick Offenstandt.

The canvas is not lined and inspection under UV light reveals no evidence of retouching. There is some minor paint shrinkage in places and some fine lines of craquelure. There are a few scattered tiny paint losses in places, only visible upon close inspection. There is some slight frame abrasion to the edges. This work is in overall very good original condition.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Galerie Eugène Druet, Paris (acquired circa 1911)
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris
Henri Canonne, Switzerland
Thence by descent to the present owners



Letter from Eugène Druet to Octave Maus, 3rd March 1911
Leon Riotor, 'A travers les expositions', Le Radical, June 1911
Isabelle Compin, H. E. CrossParis, 1964, no. 112, illustrated p. 206
Brussels, La Libre Esthétique, Rétrospective Henri-Edmond Cross, 1911, no. 31
Paris, Galerie Eugène Druet, Peintures et aquarelles de E. Cross et P. Signac, 1911, no. 3