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Lot #306

Artist Attributed to Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Pena
Title Woman in Fontainbleau Forest [Ramasseuse de Fagos, dans la Foret de Fontainebleau]
Media oil on canvas
Dated ca. 1850
Size 42.5 x 33 in. / 108 x 83.8 cm.
Frame Size 54 x 45 x 4 in.

Place Absentee Bid

inscribed 'N. Diaz' verso; bears title on label verso; framed; canvas relined; some surface dirt, cracking, yellowing and handling marks noted; some handling marks on frame noted

Philip Maia Antiques, Dallas; private collection, Calgary

Hammer $4,250 Estimate $5,000/$10,000

Biographical Information
Attributed to Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Pena ~ [1807-1876] French
included on the Getty Union List of Artist Names Online, by the Getty Research Trust website; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 3, pg. 246; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 27, pg. 128, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009