Lot 413 , Henri Harpignies (1819-1916) Assorted landscapes
Henri Harpignies (1819-1916)
folio of watercolours and pencil drawings
Assorted landscapes signed, some dated and titled, largest 13.5 x 8.5in., together with the artist's stock book giving details of the drawings
WATERCOLOURS ALL IN GOOD CLEAN CONDITION.
Stock book is entitled Livre D'Entrees and retailed by Fortin & Cie, no obvious title to it but begins with work no. 29 and runs through to works with the highest number being 8440, giving details of the medium, name of artist, subject, price and presumably purchaser's details. Works as follows:-
6947 View of Menton, dated 1906 25 x 35cm.
8014 Bords de la Loire, 12 x 17cm.
8123 Monochrome en haute de la cote
8120 Monochrome Soleil couchant, 13 x 22cm.
7102 Menton, monochrome, 9 x 13cm
7156 Chaumieres pres d'un bois, dated 1908, 25 x 35cm
6001 Dans les jardins de l'Hotel Splendide, 16 x 20cm.
8170 Monochrome Soleil couchant, 17 x 12cm.
7815 Charcoal, Souvesus du Forrest dans le var, 1911, 22 x 29cm. unmounted
7447 Untitled woodland lake in charcoal, dated 1909, 14 x 20cm.
7441 Untitled charcoal study, trees and stream, 1909, 14 x 20cm
8070 Crepuscle, 12 x 17cm.
8406 Route de Gorbio, 1911, 10 x 15cm.
7436 Charcoal, untitled, trees and path, 1909, 15 x 23cm.
7817 Charcoal, Menton, 1911, 23 x 30cm
7443 Charcoal, landscape, 1909, 13 x 19cm.
7430 Charcoal, 15 x 23cm.
7448 Charcoal, figure by stream, 14 x 21cm.
6386 St. Rieve, 1904, 34 x 22cm.
7433 Charcoal landscape, 1908, 15 x 23cm.
7445 Charcoal, figures by a waterwheel, 1909, 14 x 22cm.
7739 Charcoal. artist sketching in a landscape, 1910, 20 x 27cm.
Early entries in the stock book include other artists such as Conba, Simonetti, Mery and Decamps but the vast majority listed are works by Harpignies.
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Sold for £10,000