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The Serenade

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Provenance

By 1857, P. Theodore Patureau, Paris; April 20, 1857, sold by Patureau to Comte de Lavalette, Paris. By 1912, Mr. Kraemer (Eugène Kraemer?) [see note 1]. 1946, Wildenstein & Co., New York; August 12, 1946, sold by Wildenstein to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: January 8, 1969) NOTES: [1] lent by him to exhibition at Château de Bagatelle, Paris, "La Musique et la Danse,"May - June, 1912, no. 70. Note in curatorial file indicates that this work was not listed in Kraemer Collection sale of 1913.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

La Sérénade

Dimensions

27 x 20 cm (10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2648

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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Europe

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