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Lot 228: FERNAND CORMON

Old Master & 19th Century European Art

by Sotheby's

January 28, 2011

New York, NY, USA

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Description: FERNAND CORMON 1845 - 1924 A FRIEND'S LUNCH signed F Cormon and dated 1885 (lower left) oil on canvas 36 1/4 by 47 in.; 92.1 by 119.4 cm.

Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, May 7, 1998, lot 217;
There purchased by the present owner.

Exhibited: Paris, Salon des artistes français, 1886, no. 584;
Paris, Exposition Universelle, 1889, no. 343.

Literature: Jules Comte, "Le Salon", L'illustration, May 1, 1886, No. 2253, p. 286: "Il va maintenant nous falloir passer devant toutes ces jolies choses des peintres de la vie parisienne, [...] le Déjeuner dans l'atelier, de M. Cormon
Paul Lambert, "Le Salon", La Nation, May 17 1886, p.2
Gustave Goetschy, Martin-Salon, Paris, 1886, p. 28: "C'est une aimable toile que le Déjeuner d'amis de M. Cormon. Cet artiste, qui ne s'est entrpris jusqu'ici qu'aux vastes compositions dont la Bible ou le Ramayana lui fournissaient les sujets se serait-il, un matin, réveillé genriste, á la façon de M. Worms ou de M. Leloir?"
Georges Lafenestre, Le livre d'or du Salon de peinture et de sculpture, Paris 1886, P. 36: "Intérieur d'atelier d'artiste. Autour d'une table lounge, couverte de plats et de bouteilles, sont assis, prenant le café, quatre jeunes gens et deux jeunes femmes riant á gorge déployée. Au fond, un bahut breton; á droite, une toile sur chevalet"
Albert Wolff, Figaro-Salon, Paris, 1886, p. 4, illustrated as full page Edgar Maxence, Notice sur la vie et les travaux de Fernand Cormon, Paris, 1925, p. 9
Mayumi Kamada, Fernand Cormon, sa vie et ses oeuvres peintes, Masters thesis from Paris IV-Sorbonne, 1987, Vol. 1, p. 201; Vol. 2, Fig. 49, No. XXXIX of the catalogue of the painted works.

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