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About This Artwork
Still Life with Flowers, 1881
Oil on canvas
19 x 23 1/2 in. (48.2 x 59.7 cm)
Inscribed upper right corner: Fantin 81
Gift of Mary and Leigh Block, 1988.260
Medieval to Modern European Painting and Sculpture
Not on Display
San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, An Exhibition of Sixty-seven Paintings from the Collection of Mrs. Albert D. Lasker, 17 March - 4 April, 1954, cat. 32 (ill.).
Arsène Alexandre, "Les Roses de Fantin-Latour," Renaissance 13 (May 1930), pl. 4.
Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report 1988-89, pp. 23, 55 (ill.).
Possibly Ruth Edwards, London [see Alexandre 1930]. Emile Laffon, Paris (died 1931), by 1930 [see Alexandre 1930]. Wildenstein, New York, 1953 [according to Ah-Whang Hsia's telephone conversation of September 13, 2006, it was acquired from Laffon by Wildenstein along with a group of paintings by Fantin-Latour]; sold to Mrs. Albert D. Lasker, New York in January, 1954 [according to information from Wildenstein label on the reverse and confirmed by Ah-Whang Hsia, telephone conversation of September 13, 2006; the painting cannot be the "Bouquet de Fleurs," cat. 33 in An Exhibition of Sixty-nine Paintings from the Collection of Mrs. Albert D. Lasker, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, March 6-29, 1953]; passed to her stepdaughter and her husband, Mary and Leigh Block, Chicago probably after 1965 [it is included in a list of pictures in Mrs. Lasker's New York house from that year]; given to the Art Institute, 1988.