Chapelle de Pont Christ signed 'L.Lhermitte' (lower right), bears title and artist's name and address on a label attached to the reverse black chalks 60 x 45cm (23 5/8 x 17 11/16in).
PROVENANCE: Jerrold Morris Gallery, Toronto; Ex. Coll. of the Hon. Miss N. Philipson, London (according to the gallery label); Private collection, Canada
While the present work does not appear in Monique Le Pelley Fonteny's Catalogue Raisonné (Paris, 1991), the subject of women at prayer was used by the arist in many similar works; see for example Chapelle du Saint-Sang à Bruges ou La Prière (1894, cat. res. no. 517, illustrated p.418).