Childe Hassam (1859-1935)
Marché St. Pierre, Montmartre
signed and dated ‘Childe Hassam 1888’ with artist’s crescent device (lower left)
oil on canvas
18 x 12½ in. (45.7 x 31.8 cm.)
An extremely complex title dispute involving three separate galleries was resolved by Chris Marinello and the attorney for the current possessor. A confidential settlement agreement was reached allowing the painting to sell with clear title in 2014.