Description & Technical information

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Madame Selina Baring Maclennan.

La Touche spent much of his life at Saint Cloud in his family home where he was inspired by the garden. Works initialed 'S.C.' indicate that the painting was produced in Saint Cloud.

Period:  19th century, 1850-1900
Origin:  France
Medium: Oil on canvas
Signature: Signed, located and dated lower right, Gaston La Touche S:C 99
Dimensions: 101 x 81.5 cm (39³/₄ x 32¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Paris, vente Lair Dubreuil, 27 Feb 1909, lot 26
Private collection, France
Literature: Henri Frantz, The Gay Party, in "The Magazine of Art", London, 1904, illustrated
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints