Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau

The Little Mother

Auction Closed

January 26, 07:56 PM GMT


300,000 - 500,000 USD

Lot Details


Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau


1837 - 1922

The Little Mother

signed Elizabeth Gardner (lower right)

oil on canvas

canvas: 49 ½ by 31 ¾ in.; 125.7 by 80.6 cm

framed: 56 ½ by 38½ in.; 143.5 by 97.7 cm

with Terry-Engel, London

with Hirschl and Adler, New York

with Pannonia Galleries, New York

Property of a West Coast Collector

Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 20 October 1987, lot 91

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Madeleine Fidell-Beaufort, "Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau: A Parisian Artist from New Hampshire," Archives of American Art Journal, 1984, vol. 24, no. 2, p. 6, illustrated.
Charles Pearo, Elizabeth Jane Gardner: Her Life, Her Work, Her LettersMA Thesis, McGill University, 1997, p. 123 (as Les Cerises, Little Mother).