Alfred Stevens (Brussels 1823 - Paris 1906)

Nouvelles de l’absent, or Mappemonde


Nouvelles de l’absent, or Mappemonde

oil on canvas, 62.5 x 40 cm
signed lower left, ‘A. Stevens’

Provenance:
Baron Jules de Hauff (1822-1892);
J. Errera, Brussels, by 1936;
Private collection, Belgium.

Literature:
A. Stevens, Tableaux peints par moi et dont je me souviens (MS., after an original in the possession of the artist’s son, René), as no. 104, Mappemonde, under entries for 1869;
G. Vanzype, Les Frères Stevens, Brussels, Nouvelle Société d’Editions, 1936, p.105, no.132;
C. Lefebvre, Alfred Stevens 1823-1906, Brame & Lorenceau Editions, Paris 2006, p. 144 (and n.4)