Sale: 527 / Art of the 19th Century, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 331

 

331
Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Pena
Femme assise sur un tronc d'arbre / Sous-bois à Fontainebleau, 1862/65.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 6,960
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 23.200

(incl. surcharge)
Femme assise sur un tronc d'arbre / Sous-bois à Fontainebleau. 1862/65.
Oil on canvas.
Lower left signed. Verso with old labels, numbered label "F 518" and numbered in typography and by hand. 26.5 x 37.5 cm (10.4 x 14.7 in).

Acompanied by an expertise from André Watteau, CNES Paris, dated January 16, 1980 (ioriginal).
We are grateful to Mrs Rolande Miquel and Mr Michael T. Klaa, Catalogue raisonné Narcisse Diaz de la Peña, who confirmed this work's authenticity. The work is registered in the catalogue raisonné under the no. 571.

PROVENANCE: James Staats Forbes (1823-1904), London (presumably until bis 1913, in his estate: F. A. C. Prestel, December 10, 1913).
Hewson & Forster, Sheffield.
J.W. Nicholson (acquired in 1919).
Private collection (inherited from the above).
Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

EXHIBITION: Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer, Berlin/Hamburg (with the label).
L'école de la nature inspirée par Barbizon, Galerie du Fleuve, Paris, November-December 1979.

LITERATURE: F. A. C. Prestel, Katalog der Sammlung des Herrn Baron Th. J. Gudin mit Beständen aus der Sammlung J. S. Forbes - London und anderem Besitz, Gemälde und Zeichnungen Alter Meister und von Meistern der Barbizon-Schule. Im Anhang: Katalog einer rheinischen Sammlung, auction on December 10, 1913, Frankfurt a.M. 1913, lot 54 ("Frau im Walde"; with illu.).
Christie’s, London, auction on April 6, 1979, lot 216.




331
Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Pena
Femme assise sur un tronc d'arbre / Sous-bois à Fontainebleau, 1862/65.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 6,960
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 23.200

(incl. surcharge)