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Emile Munier
(1840 - 1895)
Messenger of Love
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated 1891 (u.l.)
Mrs. Albert Young
M.A. Newhouse (purchased: American Art Association, New York, April 7, 1927, lot 47)
Cullen Collection, Florida, c.1977
Sotheby's, New York, November 4, 2010, lot 29, $158,500.
Reproductions of this piece
New York Morning Journal, Art Supplement, February 28, 1892, titled Coo! Young Doves, Coo!