#195. Near Bougival. 12 x 18, oil on panel. "Gilbert Munger" lower left.
Sold as a pair with painting #194 for $7000 plus 19.5% premium at Christie's New York sale of 17 July 2002, lot 54. The title appears on the back of the painting along with a label from Williams & Son, London, bearing a stock number. According to John R. Williams: "My father purchased them at Sotheby's, lot 158, on 27th October 1948 for £35 the pair, entitled 'Near Bourgival.' They came from the collection of Capt. E. H. Waring, The Knowle House, Corfe Bullen, Dorset, England. We sold them on 22nd January 1949 to V. R. Mardon whose address was c/o The Lansdown Club, Berkeley Square, London, W1. He could possibly have been an American staying there." QFD 56.
Image from author's transparency.
© Michael D. Schroeder 18 July 2008