Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet. Combat de corsaires, au lever de soleil
French, 1789 - 1863
Combat de corsaires, au lever de soleil c 1818
oil on canvas
72.0 x 103.2 cm
Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum, 1993
(C) 2003 Art Gallery of Ontario
Purchased 10 November 1818 by Louis-Philippe, duc dOrléans; (sale, lHôtel des Ventes, Paris, 28 April 1851, no. 183). Unidentified Private Collections, France; (sale, Hôtel des ventes [sic], Paris, 1981). Private collection, France. (Wittgenstein, Paris, ca. 1992). Joey and Toby Tanenbaum, Toronto; gift 14 December 1993 to AGO
Exact whereabouts not known between sale in 1851 through various private French collections until sale in 1981. Dayot 1898a, p. 199  Dr Andrew S. Ciechanowiecki (Director, Old Masters (Paintings and Sculptures) Ltd., London) to Janet Brooke (Curator of European Art to 1960, AGO), 28 October 1993, Accession 94/320, file 1/2. Under PROVENANCE: / Collection, in Gilbert S. Edelson (Administrative Vice-President and Counsel, Art Dealers Association of America) to David A. Walden (Canadian Cultural Property Review Board), 30 June 1994, copy, Accession 94/320, file 1/2. Janet Brooke (Curator of European Art to 1960, AGO) to Glenn Lowry (Director, AGO), Subject: Horace Vernet-donation, 19 July 1993, Accession 94/320 1/2. He [Joey Tanenbaum] recommends we ask Wittgenstein in Paris (where the painting was for sale last year).
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