William-Adolphe Bouguereau - The Big Sister

Literature

Damien Bartoli and Frederick C. Ross, William Bouguereau, 2015, Reprinted Second edition, plate 138


Provenance

The artist
with Goupil et Cie., Paris, acquired directly from the above, 25 May 1877, as Toilette du matin, Jeune fille habillants enfant (en pied)
Auguste Donatis, acquired directly from the above, 21 July 1877
private collection, Italy
anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 27 October 1983, nr. 76
with Borghi & Co., New York, acquired at the above sale
acquired directly from the above by the present owner
sale (Property of a Prince) Christie's, New York, 18 April 2018, nr. 28

Other works by William-Adolphe Bouguereau


William-Adolphe Bouguereau The Wave
The Wave
1896

William-Adolphe Bouguereau Cupid and Psyche as Children
Cupid and Psyche as Children
1889

William-Adolphe Bouguereau The Temptation
The Temptation
1880

William-Adolphe Bouguereau The Temptation
The Temptation
1880

William-Adolphe Bouguereau
The Big Sister
1877
146 x 89 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, upper right: W-BOVGVEREAV-1877
Sale Christie's, New York, 18 April 2018