122
122
Constantin-Ernest-Adolphe-Hyacinthe Guys
PRESUMED PORTRAIT OF THE COMTE D'ORSAY RIDING A HORSE
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 4,750 EUR
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122
Constantin-Ernest-Adolphe-Hyacinthe Guys
PRESUMED PORTRAIT OF THE COMTE D'ORSAY RIDING A HORSE
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 4,750 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

L’Élégance Intemporelle, Paris, Rive-Gauche

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Constantin-Ernest-Adolphe-Hyacinthe Guys
FLESSINGUE 1802 - 1892 PARIS
PRESUMED PORTRAIT OF THE COMTE D'ORSAY RIDING A HORSE
Pen, brown ink and watercolor on paper ; Bears an old label on the back with a number 21
205 x 190 mm ; 8 by 7 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 20th, 1980, lot 125

Catalogue Note

This watercolor is traditionnally considered as a portrait of the comte d'Orsay. Painter, sculptor and famous dandy, the comte d'Orsay created perfumes and is at the origin of the maison de parfums d'Orsay. Constantin Guys most probably met him in London.

L’Élégance Intemporelle, Paris, Rive-Gauche

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Paris