Pierre-Justin OUVRIÉ (1806 - 1879)

A View of the Saint-Louis Hospital from the Canal Saint Martin, Paris

Pencil and watercolour.
Signed with the artist’s initials J.O. and inscribed on recto and verso.
169 x 265 mm. (6 5/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

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Despite the presence of a vente stamp, the present sheet does not appear in the catalogues of either of the two known auctions of paintings and drawings from the artist’s studio, the first held in Paris on 18-19 February 1859 and the second on 21 December 1874.

Provenance:
The Ouvrié atelier, Paris, with the vente stamp (Lugt 2002a) at the lower left
Paul Prouté, Paris
Curtis Otto Baer, New Rochelle, New York (Lugt 3366)
By descent to his son, George M. Baer, Atlanta, Georgia
Thence by descent until 2010.

Literature:
Eric M. Zafran, Master Drawings from Titian to Picasso: The Curtis O. Baer Collection, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, and elsewhere, 1985-1987, p.191, no.161.

Pierre-Justin OUVRIÉ

A View of the Saint-Louis Hospital from the Canal Saint Martin, Paris

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