Bernard Boutet de Monvel
- Bernard Boutet de Monvel
- Portrait de Georges Menier, avenue du Bois
- Signé en bas à gauche BERNARD / B. DE MONVEL
- Huile sur toile
- 83 x 72,5 cm ; 32 5/8 by 28 1/2 in
Exposition des Beaux-Arts, Venise, selon une étiquette au dos ;
Bernard Boutet de Monvel, Barry Friedman Ltd, New York, 1er novembre 1994 - 7 janvier 1995, n°6;
Probablement, exposé à Nice dans les années 1990
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Voir le lot 264 pour un portrait en buste de Georges Menier, et le lot 237 pour des dessins préparatoires.
Georges Menier was the wealthy heir to the Chocolat Menier empire founded by his great-grandfather, and the owner of the famous Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley. Another version of the picture, larger, is kept at the Musée de la Piscine, in Roubaix. See lot 264 for a smaller portrait and lot 237 for preparatory drawings.