Lot 115
  • 115

Pierre-Joseph Redouté

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
10,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Pierre-Joseph Redouté
  • Ail jaune (Allium flavum)
  • Watercolour and bodycolour, with touches of gum arabic, over black chalk, on vellum;
    signed in brown ink, lower left: P.J. Redouté
  • 480 by 340 mm; 19 by 13 3/8 in

     

Provenance

Acquired from the artist by Empress Josephine;
thence by descent to Prince Eugène de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg, Bavaria;
thence by descent until sold, ("Sale of the Library of Eugène de Beauharnais"), Zurich, Braus-Riggenbach and Ulrico Hoepli, 23 May 1935, lot 82;
Erhard Weyhe, New York;
sale (''The Property of a Private Trust"), New York, Sotheby's, 20 November 1985, lot 119, to W. Graham Arader, New York

Catalogue Note

See note for lot 114
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