William Adolphe Bouguereau - The Nut Gatherers



William Adolphe Bouguereau
The Nut Gatherers
1883
161.6 x 113.7 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right: W-BOVGVEREAV
Sale Christie's, New York, 31 October 2018


Provenance

The artist
Goupil et Cie., Paris, acquired directly from the above, 12 December 1883
with Letts, Sons, and Co., London, 9 January 1884, transferred from the above
with Goupil et Cie., Paris, 17 April 1884, returned from the above
Clara Jessup Bloomfield-Moore (1824-1899), London, acquired directly from the above, 30 April 1884
her sale, Christie's, London, 5 May 1900, nr. 8, as The Nut-Gatherers
with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, acquired at the above sale
half share of the painting sold to Boussod, Valadon & Cie., Paris, 15 May 1900
with Edward Brandus, New York and Paris, acquired directly from the above, 17 May 1900
William Keeney Bixby (1857-1931), St. Louis, likely acquired directly from the above
with M. Knoedler & Co., New York, acquired directly from the above, 13 December 1905
Judge Samuel Lathrop Bronson (1834-1917), New Haven, CT, acquired directly from the above, 16 February 1906
his sale, American Art Association, New York, 15 March 1907, nr. 35, as The Nut Gatherers
with Holland Galleries, New York, acquired at the above sale
James 'Diamond Jim' Buchanan Brady (1856-1917), acquired directly from the above
his sale, American Art Association, New York, 14 January 1918, nr. 73, as The Nut Gatherers
Miss E. Fitzgibbon, acquired at the above sale
anonymous sale, American Art Association, New York, 16 February 1922, nr. 64, as The Nut Gatherers
William Randolph Hearst, Sr. (1863-1951), New York and San Simeon, CA, acquired at the above sale
his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 5 January 1939, nr. 37, as The Nut Gatherers
Andrew Stone, Brentwood, California
Allan Levinson, United States
with Borghi & Co., New York, 1984
acquired from the above by the present owner
sale Christie's, New York, 31 October 2018, nr. 20

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The Shelter
1891

William-Adolphe Bouguereau Natural Fan - Girl with a Child
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Young Shepherdess
1868

William-Adolphe Bouguereau Child with a Bundle of Lucerne
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1875

William-Adolphe Bouguereau Galatea after Raphael
Galatea after Raphael
1853