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Stanislas Lépine

French (1835-1892)

Moonlit River
c. 1866-70
Oil on canvas
9 11/16 x 12 7/8 in. (24.6 x 32.7 cm)
Signed lower right: S. Lepine
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.789

Provenance

  • [Pierre-Firmin Martin, Paris (d. 1891)];  
  • Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, June 3, 1893, no. 38, as Bords de rivière;  
  • Count Armand Doria, Paris (until 1899; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 4-5, 1899, no. 177, as Clair de lune);  
  • [Georges Petit, Paris];  
  • [Galerie Lorenceau, Paris, sold to Clark Mar. 16, 1938 (probably this picture)1];  
  • Robert Sterling Clark (1938-1955);  
  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

Notes

  1. 1. The invoice lists it only as "1 painting by Lepine," but since the other Lepine paintings in the collection have clear provenances, the description probably corresponds to this picture.

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