Lot 134
Old Masters, Nineteenth Century & Early Modern Art | 18 May 2022
Isaac Israels (1865-1934)

A portrait of Laura Asselin

signed 'Isaac Israels' (lower right)

oil on canvas, 46x38 cm
Painted circa 1903-1905.

-Collection Henri Asselin, of whom acquired by Ms van Haaren-Ackermans, Wijnegem, Belgium; Her Auction, Christie’s, Amsterdam, 14 June 2005, lot 84.
-Private collection, the Netherlands.

The sitter was the wife of the French author Henri Asselin, who lived in The Hague. Henri Asselin was a close friend of Israels, who painted his full-length portrait in 1919. Asselin worked as a press attaché at the French embassy in The Hague in circa 1916-1919. He was the author of: 'L'Ame et la vie d'un peuple. La Hollande dans le monde', Paris 1921.

€ 5.000,00
€ 7.000,00
€ 19.000,00

Hamerprijs: € 19.000