Sale 19PT03 | Lot 1007

Jean-Louis Forain

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art
Jean-Louis Forain

Lot Details

Lot 1007
Jean-Louis Forain
French, 1852-1931
L'Effet de Brume en Gare, circa 1884
Inscribed Forain on the revrese
Oil on panel
17 5/8 x 21 3/4 inches (44.7 x 55.3 cm)

Gustave Pellet, Paris
Docteur Maurice Robin, Paris
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Moskovitz, New York

Paris, Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Forain, 1913, no. 54 (belonging to M. Pellet)
New York, Hirschl & Adler, Forain, 1967, no. 12, illus.
New York, Roslyn Harbor, Nassau County Museum of Art, Poets and Painters, Jun. 7-Sep. 7, 1997

Lillian Browse, Forain the Painter, 1852-1931, London, 1978, p. 102, no. 17, illus. 133

Lillian Browse notes that this is the only depiction of this theme that she knows of by Forain. Dr. Maurice Robin was a friend of the artist who wrote an article on him in Les Hommes du Jour n.d.

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Frame rubbing with some tiny nicks and scratches from framing nail along the edges; few small scratches in the upper left corner; some scattered surface accretions; tiny scattered spots of inpainting, mainly in the sky; some spots around the perimeter of the painting.

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Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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