Artist: Gustave Loiseau
Size: 55.3 x 38.6 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1919
Marks: Signed 'g. loiseau' (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed ‘l’homme a [sic] la cigarette portrait de l’auteur g. loiseau 1919’ (on the reverse)
Provenance: The artist's estate; Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, by whom acquired from the previous on 27 March 1936 (no. DR 13615); Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., New York, and thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Gustave Loiseau,June - July 1942, no. 12; Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel,Quelques portraits d’artistes, June 1947, no. 9; Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel,Gustave Loiseau,May 1957, no. 24, p. 7; Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel,Gustave Loiseau, November - December 1963, no. 21; Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel,Gustave Loiseau, June - July 1965, no. 33; Geneva, Galerie des Granges,Gustave Loiseau, October - December 1974, no. 24, n.p. (illustrated); Pontoise, Musee Pissarro,Gustave Loiseau, May - September 1981, no. 10, n.p. (illustrated); Pont-Aven, Musee des Beaux-Arts,Gustave Loiseau et la Bretagne, June - October 2001, no. 18, p. 55 (illustrated pp. 54-55).