A Basket of Roses

In his later career Fantin-Latour preferred to paint imaginative compositions rather than still lifes. However, his flower pieces remained popular with collectors, especially the British, and this work was acquired by an English collector in the 1890s.

Key facts

Artist dates
1836 - 1904
Full title
A Basket of Roses
Date made
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
48.9 x 60.3 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Mrs M.J. Yates, 1923
Inventory number
Location in Gallery