Peasant at a Well
Christie’s Information for Hill Sale
Exhibition and Provenance Information
This painting is now known as The Well at Gruchy and forms part of the Ionides collection bequeathed to the V&A in 1900. Further information about this painting can be found on the V&A collections search.
Bought by Buck Reid at Millet sale, Paris, 10 May 1875, lot 12; bought by Durlacher for 2.300 francs; Henry Hill, Brighton; sold Christie’s, 25 May 1889, lot 39, bought by Buck & Reid, £78 15s; however, CAI 49 does not appear on Ionides’s inventory of his collection (private collection). Bequeathed by Constantine Alexander Ionides, 1900.