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Fantin-Latour I.H.J.T.  | Ignace 'Henri' Jean Théodore Fantin-Latour | Paintings offered for sale | Trois baigneuses, oil on canvas 65.1 x 54.0 cm, dated 25 Août 1904 by the artist's widow

Henri Fantin-Latour

Trois baigneuses
oil on canvas 65.1 x 54.0 cm, dated 25 Août 1904 by the artist's widow

This framed painting is for sale.

Price: 50,000

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Provenance: Victoria Fantin-Latour, Parijs; coll. Ferdinand Tempelaere, Parijs, ca. 1936; veiling Christie's Londen, 24 juni 1986, lotnr. 106A (met afb. In kleur); part. bezit Oostenrijk.
Literature: tent.cat. Grenoble, Musée Bibliothèque de Grenoble, 'Centenaire de Henri Fantin-Latour', 1936, pag. 24, cat.nr. 111.
Exhibited: Grenoble, Frankrijk, Musée Bibliothèque de Grenoble, 'Centenaire de Henri Fantin-Latour', aug.-okt. 1936.

Although Henri Fantin-Latour was very friendly with the first generation of Paris Impressionists, artistically he was not regarded as one of them. Whilst this avant-garde movement vigorously defended its innovative art, Fantin-Latour created his own more subdued style. Unlike the Impressionists, he had little interest in landscape and city views. Instead he painted exquisite portraits and is also best known for his floral still-lifes. Fantin-Latour’s group portraits of contemporary painters and writers like Baudelaire, Manet and Zola are famous. Like his still-lifes, his portraits are generally painted in a realistic manner. A magical use of colour is sometimes used in his later, vaguely symbolic, fantasy depictions, which reveal his passion for music. Out of these came many allegoric depictions of the female nude in the form of bathers, nymphs and odalisques.


Fantin-Latour I.H.J.T.  | La coiffeuse, oil on canvas 27.0 x 21.2 cm, signed u.l. Fantin-Latour I.H.J.T.

La coiffeuse, oil on canvas 27.0 x 21.2 cm, signed u.l.


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