Oil on canvas
36 1/4 x 28 3/4 inches (91.5 x 71.2 cm)
Framed: 45 x 38 inches framed
Inscription: signed and dated lower left: Alfred Stevens ’84 and titled on reverse
Provenance: Sent by the artist to Van der Donck, 18 October 1884
Sale, E. Le Roy, 14 Dec 1886
Georges I. Seney, his sale, American Art Association, NY, 13 Feb 1891, no. 252.
Posthumous sale G. I. Seney, American Art Association, NY, 7-9 Feb 1894, no. 299.
Ketelaers, his sale, Galerie Giroux, 9 Feb 1921, no. 44.
Private collection, Belgium Exhibited: 1891, American Art Galleries, NY, coll. Seney
1894, American Art Galleries, NY, succession Seney
Literature: Christiane Lefebvre, <u>Alfred Stevens, 1823-1906</u>, Paris: Brame & Lorenceau Editions, 2006, ill. p. 157 (listed as <i>Regardant filer un vapeur</i>).
Probably no. 49, <i>Vue du havre</i>, 1884, in Gustave Van Zype, <u>Les
Freres Stevens</u>, Brussels, 1936, p. 102. (Listed as in Coll. Bender, Paris, but given without dimensions.)
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