#222. Near Bourron. 13.5 x 17.5, oil on panel. "Gilbert Munger" lower left.
A French landscape depicting a
scene just south of the Forest of Fontainebleau near the Seine River.
The title is on a label on the back. Also affixed is a label for
"J. P. Ballard, Reading (UK) Fine Art Gallery". Sold in a charity
auction from an estate in Byshops Lydeard, UK, to a
local collector, who then sold it at the 3 Mar 2004 auction of
Bearnes Auctioneers, Exeter, Devon, UK, lot 423, for £400 + 15%
buyer's comission. (Thanks to Daniel Goddard of Bearnes for this information.)
Sold at the 29 October 2006 Fall New Hampshire Weekend auction of Northeast
Auctions, Portsmouth NH, lot 1183, for $1600 + 16%.
Image from Bearnes Web site.
© Michael D. Schroeder 9 December 2012