Property of an American Private Collection

William Bouguereau

Le Bouquet de violettes

Auction Closed

January 26, 07:56 PM GMT


150,000 - 200,000 USD

Lot Details


William-Adolphe Bouguereau


1825 - 1905

Le Bouquet de violettes

indistinctly signed and dated W-BOUGUEREAU1870 (lower left)

oil on canvas

canvas: 25⅝ by 21⅝ in.; 65 by 55 cm

framed: 34 3/4 by 31 in.; 88.2 by 78.7 cm

Goupil, acquired directly from the artist (March 10, 1870, stockbook no. 480a)
M. Wallis, London (acquired from the above)
Private collection, United States
Kurt Schon Gallery, New Orleans
Acquired from the above
Charles Vendryès, Dictionnaire illustré des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1885, p. 45.
Marius Vachon, W. Bouguereau, Paris, 1900, p. 150.
Mark Steven Walker, "William-Adolphe Bouguereau, A Summary Catalogue of the Paintings," William-Adolphe Bouguereau, L'Art Pompier, exh. cat., Borghi & Co., New York, 1991, p. 68.
Damien Bartoli with Frederick Ross, William Bouguereau, Catalogue Raisonné of his Painted Work, New York, 2010, p. 128, no. 1870/03, illustrated.