Gaston La Touche | La Lettre

GASTON LA TOUCHE
French, 1854–1913

La Lettre

Inscribed with the artist's name on the reverse
Oil on cradled panel
30½ x 22 inches (77.5 x 55.9 cm)
Framed: 36 x 26½ inches (91.4 x 67.3 cm)

This work, which was in the personal collection of the American Impressionist William Merritt Chase and his descendants, will be included in the Gaston La Touche catalogue raisonné being prepared by Selina Baring Maclennan and Roy Brindley.

Provenance
M. Charbonneau, Paris, by 1903
William Merritt Chase, until 1916
Mrs. William Merritt Chase
Helen Chase Storm, daughter of the above
Jackson Chase Storm, son of the above
Private Collection, New York, 1988, acquired form the above

Literature
Figaro Illustré, Paris, October 1903
Selina Baring Maclennan, Gaston La Touche: A Painter of Belle Époque Dreams, Woodbridge, 2009, probably listed on p. 191, as La Lettre

$18,000

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