Lot 143
  • 143

Bernard Lorjou

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • Bernard Lorjou
  • Nature morte avec les tulipes
  • Signed Lorjou (lower left)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 28 1/2 by 21 1/4 in.
  • 72.4 by 54 cm

Provenance

Wildenstein & Co., New York
Acquired from the above in November 1956 

Condition

Oil on canvas, not lined. Surface in generally good condition, colors are bright and fresh. Impasto is well maintained. Areas of craquelure and pigment separation visible, particularly in the lower quadrant of the canvas. Some areas of loss, particularly visible in the vase and blacks at upper center. Under UV light; no apparent inpainting visible.
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