Entre la richesse et l'amour

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William Adolphe Bouguereau

1825-1905

Academic Classical painter, teacher, frescoist and draftsman

Entre la richesse et l'amour

Between wealth and love

106.5 x 89 cms | 41 3/4 x 35 ins
Oil on canvas

Dated and signed '-1869-/W-BOVGVEREAV' (lower right).

 

Provenance

The artist. 

with Goupil & Cie., Paris, acquired from the above, 27 January 1869. 

James H. Stebbins, Paris and New York, acquired from the above, 1 December 1869. 

His sale, American Art Association, New York, 12 February 1889, lot 75, as Hesitating between Love and Riches. 

W. Sutton. 

Anonymous sale; American Art Association, New York, 4-5 April 1918, lot 176, as Hesitating between Love and Riches. 

Col. James Elverson, Jr. (1869-1929), Philadelphia, by 1918. 

His sale; Samuel Freeman & Co., Philadelphia 17-18 April 1944, lot 195, as The Crucial Moment. 

with The Pekin Galleries, New York. 

Andrew Stone, Brentwood, California. 

with Borghi & Co., New York, by 1984. 

Acquired from the above by the present owner.