PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION

Lesser Ury
PARISIAN BOULEVARD AT NIGHT
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION

Lesser Ury
PARISIAN BOULEVARD AT NIGHT
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Lesser Ury
1861-1931
PARISIAN BOULEVARD AT NIGHT
signed L. Ury. and dated 81 (lower right)
oil on board
3 5/8 by 6 1/4 in.
9.2 by 15.8 cm.
Painted circa 1880-81.
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Authentication

We would like to thank Dr. Sybille Groß for kindly confirming the authenticity of this work, which will appear in her forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Lesser Ury.

Provenance

Sale: Property from the Collection of Michael and Doris Zagayski, Sold to Benefit the Weizmann Institute of Science, gifted by the Zagayskis, Sotheby's, New York, June 29, 1995, lot 275, titled Street at Night
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

After studying at the Düsseldorf Art Academy, Ury made several visits to Brussels and Paris and was inspired to paint city scenes. The present work is among Ury's earliest street views, likely a Parisian shop window, completed circa 1880-81.

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