Monday 21 February 2022

Lot 10

Stanislas Victor Edouard Lépine, French 1835 1892-   'Caen, La rue de Calix...

View More

Lot 10

Stanislas Victor Edouard Lépine,
French 1835 1892-
'Caen, La rue de Calix...

Price Realised: £52,000

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

Share this lot

Let your friends and family know about this lot

Lot 10


Stanislas Victor Edouard Lépine,

French 1835 1892-


'Caen, La rue de Calix Sous la Neige';


oil on canvas, signed 'S Lépine' lower left, 42 x 53.5cm



Durand-Ruel, Paris;

Bernheim-Jeune, Paris;

Hotel Droutot, Paris 7th June 1948 lot 92;

Adolphe Tavernier, Paris;

Tédesco, Paris;

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London no.2155;


'Salon des Artistes Français,' Paris 1876, no.1299;
Galerie Rosenberg, 'Lépine', Paris, 1907 no.17;



R. and M. Schmidt, 'Stanislas Lépine 1835-1892 Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre peint', Paris, 1993, no. 634p.255 (illus b/w)



The present work is by the nineteenth-century French painter Stanislas Lépine. Lépine was closely associated with his Impressionist contemporaries, participating in the first Impressionist exhibition at Nadars Galley in 1874 alongside artists such as Camille Pissarro, Claude Monet, Edgar Degas and Paul Cezanne, amongst others. It was Jean-Baptiste-Camile-Corot, under whom Lépine studied, who is often understood to have had the greatest influence on the latters style and choice of subject matter.


The present painting, of a street in the artists hometown of Caen, is characteristic of the views which make up the artists output, alongside depictions of the Norman town of Rouen, and the banks of the Seine. The composition and technique of the piece are also typical of Lépine, with his use of muted pigments thickly applied with bold brushstrokes creating a sense of the quietude which accompanies heavy snowfall, further reinforced by the relative absence of human figures within the scene.


Works by Lépine are currently held in collections of the National Gallery in London, the Ashmolean in Oxford, the Musee dOrsay in Paris, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.




Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
0 to €50,000 - 4%, €50,000.01 to €200,000 - 3%
€200,000.01 to €350,000 - 1%,
€350,000.01 to €500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

Export of goods

Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain whether an export licence is required before bidding. Export licences are issued by Arts Council England and application forms can be obtained from its Export Licensing Unit. Details can be found on the ACE website or by phoning ACE on 020 7973 5188. The need for import licences varies from country to country and you should acquaint yourself with all relevant local requirements and provisions before bidding. The refusal of any such licences shall not permit the cancelling of any sale nor allow any delay in making full payment for the lot.

Own a similar item?

Receive alerts about similar lots

Continue Browsing

View More Lots View More Lots

LOT 11

  After Maurice Denis, French 1870-1943-   Etude de figures assises pour l'hommage a l'enfant...

Estimate: £200 - £300

LOT 12

André Derain, French 1880-1954-   'Paysage de Provence', circa 1922;   oil on...

Estimate: £12000 - £18000

LOT 13

Jean Helleu, French 1894-1985-   'Bassin de Donville', 1959;   oil on panel,...

Estimate: £1000 - £1500

LOT 14

Paul Nash, British 1889-1946-   'Sunrise Over Valley', 1943;   watercolour,...

Estimate: £5000 - £7000

LOT 15

Paul Nash, British 1889-1946-   'Sun Descending- Study 7', 1945;  

Estimate: £6000 - £8000

LOT 16

Paul Nash, British 1889-1946-   'Hills and the Plain- Christmas Card for...

Estimate: £2000 - £3000

LOT 17

Paul Nash, British 1889-1946-   'Moonrise Over Stow-on-the Wold',...

Estimate: £6000 - £8000

LOT 18

Paul Nash, British 1889-1946-   'Landscape Towards Brendon', 1943;  

Estimate: £3000 - £5000

LOT 19

Paul Nash, British 18891946 -   River scene;   watercolour and pencil on...

Estimate: £3000 - £5000

LOT 20

Paul Nash, British 1889-1946-   'Ruin in the Forest of Dean' 1946;  

Estimate: £2000 - £3000

LOT 21

Paul Nash, British 1889-1946-     'Landscape in Berkshire- Study',...

Estimate: £3000 - £5000

LOT 22

Sir Matthew Smith CBE, British 18791959 -   'Fruit and Leaves', 1947;   oil...

Estimate: £20000 - £30000

LOT 23

Augustus John OM RA, British 1878-1961-   'Dorelia in the Garden', 1912;  

Estimate: £12000 - £18000

LOT 24

Sir Stanley Spencer CBE RA, British 1891-1959 -   'The Resurrection, Cookham', 1920-21;   oil...

Estimate: £100000 - £150000

LOT 25

Kit Barker, British 1916-1988-   'Gurnards Head', 1969;   oil on canvas,...

Estimate: £100 - £150

LOT 26

Tristram Paul Hillier RA, British 1905 1983- 'The Spanish Loaf', 1972;   oil on...

Estimate: £5000 - £8000

Newsletter Signup

Keyword Alerts