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Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier, Connoisseur at the Artist's Studio
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TITLE:  Connoisseur at the Artist's Studio
ARTIST:  Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier (French, 1815–1891)
WORK DATE:  1859
PERIOD:  19th century
CATEGORY:  Paintings
MATERIALS:  Oil on panel
MARKINGS:  signed and dated lower left: Meissonier1859
SIZE:  9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (24.1 x 19.1 cm) 16 ¼ x 12 inches framed
STYLE:  Academic
PRICE:  Sold
GALLERY:  Schiller & Bodo  +1-212-772-8627  Send Email
PROVENANCE:  M. Leroy, Paris
Ernst Secrétan
vente Secretan, Paris, 1 Jul 1889, no. 42.
Knoedler and Company (no. 56969)
Private Collection, CT (by descent since the 1920s)
Private Collection, CA
LITERATURE:  Gréard, V. C. O., Meissonier, ses souvenirs; ses entretiens precedes d’une etude
sur sa vie et son oeuvre (Paris and London, Hachette 1897); p. 231.
cf: Amateur de tableaux chez un peintre, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (P607)
EXHIBITION HISTORY:  Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, “Meissonier, “1884, no. 46.

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