FRENCH, 1865 - 1937
NATURE MORTE AU MELON
signed H Lebasque and inscribed Avec mes meilleurs vœux (lower centre)
oil on canvas
39 by 49.2cm., 15 3/8 by 19 3/8 in.
Madame Maria de la Ville-Fromoit and Madame Christine Lenoir have kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Sale: Christie's, London, 20th October 1989, lot 312
Dalia Isaac Benveniste & Natan Saban, U.S.A. (purchased at the above sale; sale: Christie's, London, 5th February 2009, lot 375)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Denise Bazetoux, Henri Lebasque, Catalogue raisonné, Neuilly-sur-Marne, 2008, vol. I, no. 898, illustrated p. 236