25 April 2016
Léon Augustin Lhermitte (French, 1844-1925)
Faneuse ou Fenaison
signed 'L. Lhermitte' (lower right)
oil on canvas
22 x 16 ¼ in. (55.9 x 41.3 cm.)
Painted in 1897.
with M. Knoedler & Co, London, by 1930.
Louis T. Braun (d. circa 1960), Chicago, acquired in the 1930s.
By descent to the present owner.
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M. Le Pelley Fonteney, Léon Augustin Lhermitte. Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1991, p. 138, no. 168.
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