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image of Boulevard Héloïse, Argenteuil Alfred Sisley (artist)
French, 1839 - 1899
Boulevard Héloïse, Argenteuil, 1872
oil on canvas
overall: 39.5 x 59.6 cm (15 9/16 x 23 7/16 in.) framed: 63.2 x 85.1 x 10.8 cm (24 7/8 x 33 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection
1970.17.82
Not on View
From the Tour: The Beginnings of Impressionist Landscape
Object 5 of 7

Provenance

From the artist 1890 to (Durand-Ruel, Paris and New York); sold 17 March 1892 to Adolphe A. Tavernier, Paris;[1] (Tavernier sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 6 March 1900, no. 74, as Rue à Sèvres); purchased by Berhend, Paris.[2] (Wildenstein & Co., London, New York and Paris).[3] Capt. Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], Paris, by 1948;[4] sold 15 August 1955 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York; bequest 1970 to NGA.

[1]Dates of purchase and sale by Durand-Ruel according to François Daulte, Alfred Sisley, Paris, 1959, no. 44. [2]Annotated copy of sales catalogue in NGA curatorial files. [3]According to François Daulte, Alfred Sisley, Paris, 1959, no. 44. According to letter dated 18 June 1999, in NGA curatorial files, Wildenstein & Co. has no record of ever having owned this painting. [4]Lent by Molyneux to the 1948 Paris exhibition, Huite Siècles de Vie Britannique.

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