Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (Spanish, 1863-1923) Amas y Niños
Lot 51
Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida
(Spanish, 1863-1923)
Amas y Niños
£25,000 - 30,000
US$ 34,000 - 40,000

Lot Details
Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (Spanish, 1863-1923)
Amas y Niños
signed 'J Sorolla B' (lower left)
oil on board
14 x 18cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/16in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Estate of the artist, bequeathed to his daughter, Maria Sorolla Garcia
    Francisco Pons-Sorolla
    Dr. Rafael Tapia (to whom gifted by the above)
    Thence by family descent

    Literature
    Inventory of the artist's estate, no.63-A
    Sorolla en Guipuzkoa (exhibition catalogue), Kutxa, San Sebastian, 1992, illustrated p.347

    A photo of the present lot appears in the archives of the Hispanic Society of America, ref.86199 / RV A-58229.

    To be sold with a certificate of authenticity, issued by Blanca Pons-Sorolla, issued 30 January 2016. The work is included in Blanca Pons-Sorolla's catalogue under inventory no.BPS 3809.

    The present lot was executed during the summer of 1917, in San Sebastian, where Sorolla executed numerous landscapes and coastal scenes. See for example Figures bajo los toldos, San Sebastian Sotheby's Olympia, 9 March 2006, lot 169.
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