Moonlit River

Provenance

[Pierre-Firmin Martin, Paris, d. 1891]; Sale, Drouot, Paris, 3 June 1893, no. 38, as Bords de rivière; Armand-François-Paul Desfriches, comte Doria, Paris (d. 1896, his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 4–5 May 1899, no. 177, as Clair de lune); [Georges Petit, Paris]; [Galerie Lorenceau, Paris, probably sold to Clark, 16 Mar. 1938]¹; Robert Sterling Clark (1938–55); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

1. The invoice lists it only as “1 painting by Lepine,” but this probably corresponds to this picture.

Stanislas Lépine

French, 1835–1892

Moonlit River

c. 1866–70

Oil on canvas

9 11/16 x 12 7/8 in. (24.6 x 32.7 cm)


Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1948

1955.789


OFF VIEW