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John Lavery, Irish, 1856-1941
Title: A Garden in France
Date: 1898
Medium: Oil on canvas
101 × 127 cm
Signed: Lower right: J. Lavery
Credit Line: Heritage Gift, Lochlann and Brenda Quinn, 2022
Object Number: NGI.2022.138
Provenance1898-1899, the artist; 1899 purchased for the city of Philadelphia under the recommendation of John G. Johnson from the Wilstach Fund; 1899 - 5/5/1947, W.P. Wilstach Collection; 1947, Parke-Bernet, New York, 6 February, lot no.72; Mrs M.F. Hoffman, New York; 1962, Christie’s, London, 22 June (hammer price £787 10s), where purchased by J. Nicholson; 1988, Sotheby’s, New York, 24 February (hammer price $260,000), where purchased by Richard Green Gallery, London; 1992, Pyms Gallery, London, where purchased by the previous owner; Heritage Gift, Lochlann and Brenda Quinn, 2022
Exhibition HistorySociety of Sculptors, Painters and Engravers, London, 1898-1899
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh USA, 1898
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, 1899

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