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Charles-Emile-Hippolyte Lecomte-Vernet
REBECCA AT THE WELL
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 137,500 EUR
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Charles-Emile-Hippolyte Lecomte-Vernet
REBECCA AT THE WELL
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 137,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Charles-Emile-Hippolyte Lecomte-Vernet
1821 - 1900
REBECCA AT THE WELL
oil on canvas ; signed and dated lower left E. Vernet Lecomte 1869
114 x 79,5 cm ; 43 7/8 x 30 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Sale, New York, 9 October 1974, titled Jeune Marocaine ;
Purchased at the above by Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint Laurent

Exhibited

New York, Hammer Galleries, The Goddess and the Slave. Women in Nineteenth Century Art, June-July 1977, titled Rebecca, illustrated on the cover

Catalogue Note

Son of painter Hippolyte Lecomte and nephew of Horace Vernet, Emile Lecomte-Vernet studied with his uncle and with Léon Cogniet. He traveled to Algeria, Morocco and Egypt. From 1843, he regularly exhibits at the Paris Salon orientalist subjects among others.

A print after this composition was edited by "Gravure Goupil et Cie".

Pierre Bergé: From One Home to Another

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Paris