Sale 18PT01 | Lot 3

Alfred Emile Leopold Stevens

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art

Lot Details

Lot 3
Alfred Emile Leopold Stevens
Belgian, 1823-1906
Les Papillons, 1882
Signed AStevens and dated 82 (ll)
Oil on panel
26 1/4 x 17 1/2 inches (66.6 x 44.5 cm)

Acquired directly from the artist by Georges Petit, 1882
Georges Petit, Paris
Private Collection, U.S., acquired from the above in 1885
Louis H. Pelouze, New York, 1911
Hon. Peter Keeton Leisure, New York, by descent from the above
Thence by descent in the family

Paris, Galeries Georges Petit, Exposition Internationale, 1882, no. 42
Nice, Exposition Internationale,1883-84, no. 77A
Brussels, Salon de Bruxelles, 1884 no. 794
New York, Galerie Berlin photographic Co., Exposition Alfred Stevens, 1911, no. 11

Alfred Stevens account book, 1882, entitled Les Papillons
Courrier de l'Art, September 19, 1884, no. 38, p. 447
Alfred Stevens, Tableaux dont je me souviens, 1889, Registre, no. 365
G. Van Zype, Les Freres Stevens, Brussels, 1936, no. 76
C. Lefebvre, Alfred Stevens, Editions Brame & Lorenceau, Paris, 2000, p. 104, illus. no. 115

This painting will be included in the Catalogue Raisonne of the paintings of Stevens now in preparation by the Comite Alfred Stevens, who also confirms the authenticity of this work. They indicate two other paintings of the same theme, one from 1881 and the other in 1893, entitled La Fillette aux Canards.

C Estate of Peter K. and Kathleen B. Leisure

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

numbered 35681 in pencil on the reverse; some inpainting in craquelure; and selective cleaning in upper portion;

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Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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