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175
Pierre Bobot
"PLACE VENDÔME" FOUR-PANEL SCREEN
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT
175
Pierre Bobot
"PLACE VENDÔME" FOUR-PANEL SCREEN
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Pierre Bobot
"PLACE VENDÔME" FOUR-PANEL SCREEN
incised Pierre Bobot and with the PrsB cipher
carved parcel-gilt and polychrome-decorated aubergene-lacquered wood
each panel: 71 x 19 1/4 in. (180.3 x 48.9 cm)
ca. 1950
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Provenance

Acquired by the owner's father in New York, ca. 1950

Literature

Lumière Du Laque: Pierre Bobot au Musée Carnavalet, Paris, 2002, p. 97 (for a closely related screen from this aerial views series depicting the Place de la Concord)
Viviane Jutheau, Jules et Andre Leleu, Paris, 1996, p. 176 (for a closely related screen from this aerial views series depicting Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre)

Catalogue Note

The artist's daughter, Marie-Thérèse Bobot, has confirmed that while her father may have depicted the same monument in a number of screens, for each screen he always chose to depict a different perspective viewpoint, which renders each screen unique.

Important 20th Century Design

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