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Lot 351
  • 351

Marcel Gromaire

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
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Description

  • Marcel Gromaire
  • Autour de la lampe
  • Signed Gromaire and dated 1939 (lower left); signed Gromaire, titled and dated 1939 (on the reverse)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 32 by 39 3/8 in.
  • 81.3 by 100 cm

Provenance

Galerie Leandro, Geneva
Renou Collection
Private Collection (and sold: Christie's, London, June 30, 1967, lot 18)
Private Collection (probably acquired at the above sale)
Thence by descent

Literature

George Besson, Gromaire, Paris, 1949, illustrated pl. 29
François Gromaire & Françoise Chibret-Plaussu, Marcel Gromaire. La vie et l'oeuvre. Catalogue raisonné des peintures, Paris, 1993, no. 502, illustrated p. 187

Condition

Canvas is not lined. Few areas of pin-dot losses at center of upper left quadrant and in lower right quadrant just above the pie. Surface is clean. Under UV light: some original pigments fluoresce but no inpainting is apparent. Overall the work is in very good condition.
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