John Leslie Breck (American, 1860-1899) The river Epte, Giverny 19 3/4 x 24 unframed
Lot 14
John Leslie Breck (American, 1860-1899) The river Epte, Giverny 19 3/4 x 24 unframed
US$ 50,000 - 70,000
£32,000 - 45,000
amended

Lot Details
John Leslie Breck (American, 1860-1899)
The river Epte, Giverny
inscribed 'John Leslie Breck' (on stretcher)
oil on canvas
19 3/4 x 24
unframed

Footnotes

  • Similar subjects have appeared on the art market most notably a work titled "The River Epte with Monet's Atelier-Boat" a 13 x 16 oil on canvas that sold at Christies on December 1 2005 as lot 39. Additionally, Harvard Museum owns a Breck entitled "Wooded Steam" an 18 x 22 oil on canvas (Accession number 1986.446). The present work is on a stretcher of French construction and its measurements indicate the standard size for a 12 figure. The stretcher sizes of the aforementioned works also conform to 6 figure and 10 figure respectively, suggesting that they share a common French subject.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note this lot is attributed to John Leslie Breck. Please see glossary.
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