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    RICARDO FREDERICO CORCHON Y DIAQUE (Spanish b.1853)
    Picnic in the Forest, c. 1880
    Oil on wood panel
    18.1in. x 14.75in.
    signed lower right: R.C. Diaque

    Provenance: Alexander Gallery, New York City; private collection, Dallas, Texas

    Spanish born painter Ricardo Frederico Corchon y Diaque studied art at the École de Beaux-Arts de San Fernando in Madrid, Spain. Best known for Orientialist scenes and Belle Époque images of the social elite in genteel settings such as taking tea, picnicking, and promenade. Corchon y Diaque exhibited his paintings at the Universal Exposition in Paris in 1878 and at the Universal Exposition in Sydney, Australia in 1880. He worked in Italy, Spain, and throughout France.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2004
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
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