Lot 263: f - LÉON BONNAT, FRENCH 1833-1922
19th Century British and Continental Paintings
November 30, 2005
London, United Kingdom
FEMMES FELLAHS AU LAVOIR, CAIRE
100x60.5cm.; 39 1/4 x23 3/4 in.
oil on canvas
Albert Shetty, Switzerland (acquired from the artist)
The female carrying her child in this work relates to Bonnat's painting Femme fellah et son enfant that was exhibited in the Salon de 1870 and is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
The original certificate of authenticity of the present work, dated 8 December 1920 and signed by the artist accompanies this lot.