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    JEAN LOUIS FORAIN (French 1852-1931)
    Sentenced for Life
    Oil on canvas
    25.75in. x 32in.
    Signed lower right

    Exhibited: Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Twenty Third Annual International Exhibition of Paintings, 1924
    Art Club Exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, Art Club of Chicago, illustrated on frontispiece of catalogue
    Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida; Edwin Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, Kansas, Jean Louis Forain Artist, Realist, Humanist August 1982-September 1983, no. 10
    Provenance: Kraushaar Galleries, New York
    Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Joseph Winterbotham Collection, Art Institute of Chicago
    Literature: A. Faxon, Jean Louis Forain, Artist, Realist, Humanist, Washington, DC, p.38, no. 10
    The Joseph Winterbotham Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago
    Museum Studies, Volume 20, no.2, 1994, p. 140-1
    This work has been authenticated by Mrs. Valdes-Forain and will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne




    Condition Report*: unlined original canvas, old layer of varnish across surface, overall very good condition
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