Jean Louis Forain
1852 - 1931
UNE NUIT CHEZ MAXIM'S
signed Forain and dated 1907 (lower right)
oil on canvas
60 by 73cm., 23 3/4 by 28 3/4 in.
Painted in 1907.
To be included in the forthcoming Jean-Louis Forain Catalogue raisonné being prepared by Mme Valdes Forain.
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris
Bruno Scaioli, Italy (sale: Sotheby's, New York, 23rd May 1985, lot 91)
Emily Kilgore, U.S.A. (purchased at the above sale; sale: Christie's, New York, 6th May 1998, lot 157)
Private Collection, Geneva (purchased at the above sale; sale: Sotheby's, London, 20th June 2007, lot 306)
Private Collection, United Kingdom (purchased at the above sale)
Thence by descent to the present owners
Paris, Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux Arts de la Ville de Paris & Memphis, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931), La Comédie parisienne, 2011, no. 184, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Après souper)