Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904), French
VERITE (THE FRONTISPIECE: WITH TRUTH INSCRIBING LETTERS OF THE COMPOSERS IN A TABLET: BERLIOZ; WAGNER; BRAHMS; SCHUMANN, 1885 [HÉDIARD, 56 II]
Lithograph in black ink on grey paper; with the name of the printer "Imp. Lermercier et Cie, Paris." in the plate below the image; signed and dedicated: “A Monsieur Ricadau / Fr. Latour” in black crayon to lower right margin. Second State. Stone destroyed.
Image/Sheet 18 x 12.5 in — 45.8 x 31.8 cm
Monsieur Ricadau, gifted to him by Henri Fantin-Latour;
Reportedly Sotheby’s, London, UK, 1970 to gallery label verso;
Kaspar Gallery, Toronto labels verso;
From whom purchased by Dr. & Mrs. Silverstein, Toronto