Oil painting on cardboard 32 x 48 cm (12.56 x 18.9 in)
Description: Grass field to foreground, lined with trees in front of a hill inclining to the right of the work. Houses showing through trees. Grey and dark blue sky with white clouds. Painted in a neo-impressionist (divisionist) technique.
Signature / Inscription: Cachet of the signature ‘L Hayet’ (lower right)
Provenance: Mercier & Cie, Lille, France, 7th March 2021, Lot 278, 'Vente d'art du XXème siècle' (Sale of 20th century paintings), Certificate of Authenticity issued by Dr Guy Dulon dated January 31, 2008
________ Aguttes, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, April 4th 2012, Lot 102, 'Écoles russe et étrangères - École de Paris Peinture orientaliste & du XIXe siècle Peinture impressionniste & moderne' (Russian and foreign schools - School of Paris Orientalist painting & 19th century Impressionist & modern painting), Accompanied by a certificate from Dr. Guy Dulon dated 2008 and specifying an inclusion in the catalogue raisonné under No. 95-98-7-T (Unsold)
________ Millon & Associés, Paris, France, March 6th 2006, Lot 63, ‘Tableaux modernes, tableaux anciens’ (Modern paintings, old paintings) (Unsold)
________ Binoche et Giquello, Paris, France, October 11th 2002, Lot 16
Literature: Guy Dulon, Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre de Louis Hayet (Catalogue raisonné of Louis Hayet) under No. 95-98-7-T