Lot 18
  • 18

Virginie Demont-Breton

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • Virginie Demont-Breton
  • L'enfant à la pêche
  • signed Virginie Demont- Breton (lower right)
  • oil on panel
  • 10 1/4 by 13 7/8 in.
  • 26 by 35.2 cm

Provenance

Private Collection, Bayeux, France
Private Collection, Stuttgart (by circa 1930)
Sale: Reiss & Sohn, Königstein im Taunus, Germany, April 30, 2010, lot 5, illustrated
Acquired in 2011

Condition

Oil on panel. The panel is slightly bowed along the lower left edge. The surface presents well and appears bright. Minor frame abrasion and some remnants of a gilt frame scattered at the extreme edges. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. No apparent retouches.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue Note

We would like to thank Annette Bourrut Lacouture for confirming the authenticity of this lot.