DescriptionLÉON-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
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.
[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).
M. Le Pelley Forteny, Léon Augustin Lhermitte Catalogué Raisonné, Paris, 1991, p. 383, no. 331, illustrated.
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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