Property of an American Private Collection

Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau

Girl at the Well (Un coin de ferme)

Auction Closed

January 26, 07:56 PM GMT


400,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot Details


Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau


1837 - 1922

Girl at the Well (Un coin de ferme)

signed Elizabeth Gardner (lower left)

oil on canvas

canvas: 67 by 34½ in.; 170.1 by 87.6 cm

framed: 75¾ by 43 in.; 192.4 by 109.2 cm

With Boussod, Valadon et Cie, Paris (as of September 3, 1885)

With Knoedler Gallery, New York

John Knoedler, New York

His Sale: The American Art Association, New York, 13 April 1893, no. 298 (as A Corner of the Farmyard)

Acquired by Theo Hofstetter at the above sale

By descent, Mrs. Theo Hofstetter, New York

Sale: Clarke’s, New York, 9 March 1911, lot 111

Acquired by F. B. Hoffman (probably Francis Burrall Hoffman Sr. (1845-1924) or Francis Burrall Hoffman Jr. (1882-1980), New York) at the above sale

With Joan Michelman Ltd., New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner (March 11, 1987)

Paris, Salon, 1885, no. 1052.
F. G. Dumas, Catalogue illustré du Salon, 1885 Paris, pp. xxvii, no. 1050, 73, illustrated.
Paris, Salon, 1885, no. 1052