Description

    LÉON-AUGUSTIN LHERMITTE (French, 1844-1925)
    Les Abords des Halles
    Charcoal on paper laid on board
    14-1/2 x 18-1/4 inches (36.8 x 46.4 cm) (sheet)
    Signed lower left: L. Lhermitte

    According to Monique Le Pelley Fonteny, this drawing was executed in 1881.

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN

    PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Charles Hayem, London and Paris;
    Collection of Hon. & Mrs. N. Philipson, London;
    Jerrold Morris Gallery, Toronto, Canada (label verso);
    Sotheby's, New York, 19th Century European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, October 12, 1994, lot 22.

    EXHIBITION:
    [Possibly] Les Galeries de l'Art, Paris, "Le Blanc et Noir", no. 117;
    [Possibly] Dudley Gallery, London, "The Exhibition of Works of Art in Black and White", 1881 (as Marchands dans les rues de Paris);
    [Possibly] Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow, Scotland, "Autumn Exhibition", 1881, no. 79 (as Marchands dans les rues de Paris).

    LITERATURE:
    M. Le Pelley Forteny, Léon Augustin Lhermitte Catalogué Raisonné, Paris, 1991, p. 383, no. 331, illustrated.


    Condition Report*:

    Appears to be slight paper discoloration/toning; not examined outside of frame; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 25.5 X 29.25 Inches

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