Auguste Toulmouche | The New Arrival

French, 1829–1890

The New Arrival

Signed and dated A. TOULMOUCHE/ 1861
Oil on panel
22½ x 17¾ inches (57.2 x 45.1 cm)
Framed: 31 x 26 inches (78.7 x 66 cm)

Toulmouche was awarded a silver medal at the Paris Salon of 1861, the year in which this was one of the paintings he exhibited.

Sale, Christie’s, London March 25, 1988, lot 40, illustrated
Sale, Sotheby’s, New York, February 16, 1994, lot 162, illustrated
Kurt E. Schon Ltd. Fine Art, New Orleans, Louisiana    
Private Collection, Alabama, 1995 to the present, acquired from the above

Paris, Salon, 1861, as Le Sommeil de Bébé

Benezit, Dictionary of Artists, Paris, 2006, vol. 13, pp. 1105-6


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