Lot 145
  • 145

Berthe Morisot

Estimate
35,000 - 45,000 GBP
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Description

  • Jeune fille remettant son patin
  • stamped Berthe Morisot (lower left)
  • oil on canvas
  • 35 by 27cm., 13¾ by 10⅝in.

Provenance

Alexis Rouart, Paris
Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York
Mrs Edward Hutton, Westbury
Sale: Sotheby's, London, 1st July 1964, lot 15
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, 1919, no. 45

Literature

Marie Louise Bataille & Georges Wildenstein, Berthe Morisot, Catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles, 1961, no. 324, fig. 330, illustrated n.p
Alain Clairet, Delphine Montalant & Yves Rouart, Berthe Morisot Catalogue raisonné de L'œuvre peint, Paris, 1997, no. 328, illustrated p. 274

Condition

The canvas is not lined. There is a light varnish preventing the UV light from fully penetrating. However, there appear to be no traces of retouching. There are some very fine lines of stable craquelure in places. Otherwise this work is in overall very good condition.
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