#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 Fine Art Gallery" in Reading, UK. 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 $1,600 + 16%. Image from Bearnes website.
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