Attributed to Honore-Victorin Daumier (France, 1808-1879), c. 1862, oil on canvas, unsigned, unframed, 13"h x 16"w - PROVENANCE: From the Collection of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; ex-collection H. Fiquet (Galerie Fiquet, Paris). This work is in the Daumier Registry as work # 9118; referenced in Edward Fuch's "Der Maler Daumier", Munich, A. Langen, 1930, nr. 283 - NOTES/LITERATURE: Art dealer, connoisseur, and philanthropist Eugene Victor Thaw (1927-2018) was widely considered to be among the world's greatest collectors of European master drawings, French Post-Impressionism, Cubism, and an early advocate of the American Abstract Expressionists. One of the most respected art dealers of his day, he is credited with placing hundreds of major works into museums around the world, and was the founding member and past president of the Art Dealers Association of America.
Fair, rubbing and spots of paint loss, areas of over paint