International Art Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 39
Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)
  • Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)
  • Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)
  • Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)

39

Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891), French

A MID-DAY HALT, 1868 (PROBABLY CALLED “REPOS DE MIDI” IN PROST)

Oil on panel; signed and dated 1868 lower right, titled to an inscribed label verso
10" x 12.5" — 25.4 x 31.8 cm.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $2,160
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

This work is likely the same oil on panel of 1868 entitled Repos de Midi recorded in Prost’s Catalogue illustré des oeuvres de N. Berchère, cited above.

This lot will be included in the forthcoming catalogue being prepared by Bernard E.A. Jeanson, Narcisse Berchere: un paysagiste francais together under the same entry as Prost’s, “Repos de midi, 1868”

We are grateful to Bernard E.A. Jeanson for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.

Literature:

Bernard Prost, Catalogue illustre des oeuvres de N. Berchere, P., Libr. d’Art L. Baschet, ed., 1885, p. 29, col. I-L.15 (without dimensions)