Gaston La Touche
Sold for $32,500
"The Engagement", 1899
oil on canvas
signed and dated lower center right, stretcher with "Christie's, London" label and various other [partial] inventory and drayage ones.
46-1/4" x 31-1/4", framed 54-1/2" x 40-1/4"
Provenance: Private collection, Spain; Christie's, London, July 12, 2018, lot 24; Private collection, London.
Literature: To be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne on Gaston La Touche by Roy Brindley and Selina Baring Maclennan.
**Canvas relined. In professionally restored condition. T-shaped inpainting repair to the left mirror frame and a triangular-shaped inpainting repair at woman's hands/wrists (please see photos). Light layer of surface dirt.
Frame with minor marks, nicks, abrasions and flake losses.