Lot 3212* - A197 Impressionist & Modern Art - Friday, 02. July 2021, 05.00 PM

HENRI MARTIN

(Toulouse 1860–1943 Labastide-du-Vert)
Une ferme dans un paysage.
Oil on canvas.
Signed lower right: Henri Martin.
81 × 65 cm.

The authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Cyrille Martin, Neuilly-sur-Seine, 10 January 2007.

Provenance:
- Auction Sotheby's, New York, 17 November 1998, lot 290.
- European private collection, acquired at the above auction.
- Auction Christie's, London, 7 February 2007, lot 329.
- German collection, acquired at the above auction.

Cyrille Martin, the grandson of the artist, writes in his certificate that in the painting "... the last house west of the village of Labastide du Vert on the Route de Sallis is depicted ... The water is not a pond (which one might think at first glance), but a loop of the river Le Vert, just a few meters from the bridge, which was often painted by the artist. ..."

CHF 60 000 / 90 000

€ 56 070 / 84 110