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94
Christophe Fratin
French, 1800-1864
FRENCH
OURS ET SINGE PÉDICURE (A BEAR IN THE BATH HAVING ITS TOENAILS CUT BY A MONKEY)
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 GBP
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94
Christophe Fratin
French, 1800-1864
FRENCH
OURS ET SINGE PÉDICURE (A BEAR IN THE BATH HAVING ITS TOENAILS CUT BY A MONKEY)
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Christophe Fratin
French, 1800-1864
1800-1864
FRENCH
OURS ET SINGE PÉDICURE (A BEAR IN THE BATH HAVING ITS TOENAILS CUT BY A MONKEY)

Catalogue Note

Fratin's series of grooming bears satirises human behaviour. In this particular group the bear, squeezed into the bath tub, is having a pedicure performed by a monkey.

RELATED LITERATURE
Poletti & Richarme, Fratin, p.44, no. 51; The Victor Franses Gallery, p. 14, no. 6 

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