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#251. Near St. Germain.13.5 x 21.5, oil on board. "Gilbert Munger" lower left. Sold at the 5 July 2007 auction by Gordon's Estate Service of Kingston Ontario, lot 321, for CAD 4,900 + 17.5%, to Michael and Julie Meyer of Yonkers NY. About 2008 the Meyers sold it to the Ambassador and Mrs. Alfred Hoffman collection in North Palm Beach. Sold from that collection at the Doyle, New York City, auction on 30 June 2021 as lot 65, for $2,500 + 26%. On the back is a paper label for "M. Newman Ltd, 43a Duke Street, St. James's, London, S.W.1." This dealer was established in 1870. Also a paper label: "No 72 Near St. Germain" with the artist's signature, probably in Munger's hand. There are many mentions of paintings of St. Germain by Munger recorded in the Document Archive. Image from Meyer's email.
© Michael D. Schroeder 21 Jun 2007; Updated 6/21/2021.