Lot 218
  • 218

Gustave Loiseau

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 GBP
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Description

  • Gustave Loiseau
  • LE PONT SUSPENDU À TRIEL-SUR-SEINE
  • signed G. Loiseau (lower left)
  • oil on canvas

  • 60.7 by 92.7cm., 23 7/8 by 36 1/2 in.

Provenance

Fraternité des Artistes, France (a gift from the artist to benefit the sale: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, Exposition-vente au profit de la Fraternité des Artistes, 1917)
Monsieur Roux, Triel (acquired in 1918)
Private Collection, France
Dr Charles Martin, Angers (acquired circa 1925)
Rémy Martin, Solesmes (by descent from the above by 1985)
Private Collection (sale: Christie's, London, 27th June 2000, lot 153)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Condition

The canvas is not lined and there are no signs of retouching visible under UV light. There is a 1cm. long, stable, paint loss to the centre of the bottom edge. This work is in very good condition. Colours: Overall accurate although the greens are stronger in the original.
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