Lot 177: JEAN-JULES-ANTOINE LECOMTE DU NOÜY
19th Century Paintings
October 26, 2004
New York, NY, USA
signed Jean Du Noüy and dated '89 (lower left)
oil on canvas
A student of Gleyre and of Gérôme, Lecomte du Noüy was a travelling painter. The countries he visited (Italy, Egypt, Morocco, and Spain) were his main source of inspiration.
A study for the present work was exhibited in Lecomte du Noüy, Souvenires de voyages, Galerie Hahn in Paris, September-October 1995, as no.152.
Provenance: Mlle. E. Vicat, 1906
27 1/2 by 47 1/2 in.
70 by 120 1/2 cm.
Exhibited: Paris, Salon de la Société des Artistes Français, 1890, no. 1429
Literature: Guy de Montgailhard, Lecomte du Noüy, Paris, 1906, pp. 48, 130, illustrated p. 48