1863 - 1923
EN LA PLAYA (BY THE SEASIDE)
signed and dated J Sorolla B 1906 lower left
oil on board
31.5 by 41cm., 12½ by 16¼in.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Blanca Pons Sorolla, who will be including it in her Sorolla catalogue raisonné (BPS 1549).
Mr Francis Biddle, New York
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (a gift from the wife of the above in 1958; sale: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 19th Century European Paintings from the Collection of The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., New York, 3 May 1979, lot 33)
Private Collection, Switzerland (by 1990)
Purchased from the above by the present owner
London, Grafton Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by Señor Sorolla y Bastida, 1908
New York, IBM Gallery of Science and Art; St. Louis, St. Louis Art Museum; San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art; Valencia, Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno IVAM, Centre Julio González: Sorolla, 1989-90, no. 33, illustrated in the catalogue
Edmund Peel, The Painter Joaquín Sorolla, London, 1989, p. 224, no. 33, catalogued & illustrated; p. 137, illustrated