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Property from the Meier Family Collection

Alfred Sisley

Lisière de forêt au printemps

Auction Closed

May 16, 09:00 PM GMT


1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Meier Family Collection

Alfred Sisley

1839 - 1899

Lisière de forêt au printemps

signed Sisley. and dated 89. (lower right)

oil on canvas

23 ⅞ by 29 in.

60.6 by 73.7 cm.

Executed in 1889.

Maria Ida Adriana (Riet) van Blaaderen-Hoogendijk, Amsterdam (acquired by 1930) 

Buffa & Zonen, Amsterdam (acquired from the above)

Kunstsalon Abels, Cologne (acquired from the above on 10 November 1940)

Adolf and Irma Pagenstecher, Wiesbaden (acquired from the above in January 1941)

Wiesbaden Central Collection Point (in October 1945)

Netherlands Art Property Foundation (SNK) Depot, The Hague (Inv. 2624/525) (in 1950)

Frederik Müller & Cie., Amsterdam, 11-18 March 1952, lot 867

Karl A. Legat, The Hague (acquired from the above)

Delius Gallery, New York

M. Knoedler & Co., New York (acquired from the above in 1953)

William Rand, New York (acquired from the above in March 1954)

Christie's, New York, 19 February 1998, lot 7 (consigned by the above)

Michelle Rosenfeld Gallery, New York

Richard Veigel, Arlington, Texas

Pillsbury & Peters Fine Art, Dallas

Roger and Laura Meier, Portland (acquired from the above in June 2002)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

François Daulte, Alfred Sisley Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Lausanne, 1959, no. 349, n.p., illustrated (dated 1880)

Sylvie Brame and François Lorenceau, Alfred Sisley: Catalogue critique des peintures et des pastels, Lausanne, 2021, no. 805, pp. 302 and 489, illustrated

Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Vincent van Gogh en zijn Tijdgenoten, 1930, no. 292 (titled Korenveldje

Portland Art Museum, Paris to Portland: Impressionist & Post-Impressionist Masters in Portland Collections, 2003, n.n., p. 13, illustrated in color (detail) and p. 45 

Portland Art Museum, 2018 - 2023 (on extended loan) 

Portland Art Museum, Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, 2019 

Tacoma Art Museum, Monet, Renoir, Degas, and Their Circle: French Impressionism and the Northwest, 2019 - 2020, pp. 21 and 47, illustrated in color