Léon Augustin Lhermitte (French, 1844-1925) Intérieur de la ferme du ru Chailly (executed circa1887)
Lot 134
Léon Augustin Lhermitte
(French, 1844-1925)
Intérieur de la ferme du ru Chailly
Sold for £ 1,250 (US$ 1,587) inc. premium

Lot Details
Léon Augustin Lhermitte (French, 1844-1925)
Intérieur de la ferme du ru Chailly
signed 'L.Lhermitte' (lower right)
pen, ink and grey wash
16.5 x 25.4cm (6 1/2 x 10in).
executed circa1887

Footnotes

  • The present lot is a preparatory sketch for a drawing which was engraved by Clément Bellenger as an illustration for André Theuriet's La vie rustique in 1887. It was used as the head piece for chapter IV, 'Le dimanche à la ferme' p.29.

    Exhibited
    Paris, Librairie Artistique Launette, Fusains de L. Lhermitte, 1887.

    Literature
    (s.n.), l'Avenir national, 9 September 1887.
    Arthur Pougin, L'exposition des dessin de Léon Lhermitte, l'Estafette, 22 September 1887.
    Monique Le Pelley Fonteny, Léon Augustin Lhermitte (1844-1925) : catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1991, no. 493, illustrated p. 413.
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