October 21, 2016

"Sunbeam"



"Rayon de Soleil" (Sunbeam) 
by William-Adolphe Bouguereau 
sold at Cowan's Auctions for $1.1 million.

The painting was originally purchased by C.G. Conn of Elkhart in 1910.  More recently, the painting was "hidden in plain sight" hanging on the living room wall of a modest home in Elkhart.