Lot 224
  • 224

MAX JACOB | Le Cheval normand

Estimate
1,000 - 1,500 EUR
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Description

  • Jacob, Max
  • Le Cheval normand
  • signed Max Jacob and dated 1926 (lower left)
  • gouache on paper
  • 23,9 x 18,7 cm; 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.
  • Executed on 1926.

Provenance

Galerie Apollo, Brussels
Oscar Mairlot, Brussels
Thence by descent to the present owner

Condition

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down, affixed to the mount along the upper edge and floating in its mount. There is no evidence of retouching under UV light. The sheet is slightly undulating. There are areas of minor paint shrinkage in places, most predominately towards the centre of the right edge. There are a few dots of humidity marks, possibly inherent to the artist's medium, most predominately to the lower part of the composition. This work is in overall good condition.
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