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Lot # 088
Fall 2016 - 2nd Session Live auction

Gustave Caillebotte
1848 - 1894 French

Iris bleus, jardin du Petit Gennevilliers
oil on canvas 1892
signed and on verso titled Iris Bleu and Iris on the E.J. Van Wisselingh & Co. labels with inventory #8248 and #S 8602 and inscribed D864 on the stretcher
21 3/4 x 18 1/4 in  55.2 x 46.3cm

Provenance:
Ambroise Vollard, Paris
E.J. Van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam
André Maurice, Paris
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto

Literature:
La Vie Parisienne, December 31, 1881
Le Journal, November 25, 1893
La Revue du Nord, July 1894
Marie Berhaut, Gustave Caillebotte: Catalogue raisonné des peintures et pastels, Wildenstein Institute, 1978, reproduced page 224, catalogue #424
Marie Berhaut, Gustave Caillebotte: Catalogue raisonné des peintures et pastels, Wildenstein Institute, 1994, reproduced page 237, catalogue #447
Anne Distel et al., editors, Gustave Caillebotte: The Unknown Impressionist, Royal Academy of Arts, 1996, pages 211 and 212

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Caillebotte was recently honoured with an important exhibition at the Musée des impressionnismes Giverny.
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Estimate: $600,000 ~ $800,000 CAD  
Sold for: $678,500 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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