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783

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier
FRENCH
UN CUIRASSIER
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
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783

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier
FRENCH
UN CUIRASSIER
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier
1815 - 1891
FRENCH
UN CUIRASSIER
with the Vente Meissonier 1893 wax seal (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
9⅝ by 9¾ in
24.4 by 24.8 cm
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Provenance

Sale: L'Atelier Meissonier, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 12-15, 1893, lot 144 
Bernard Frank (by 1913, according to a label on the reverse) 
Sale: Christie's, London, March 26, 1987, lot 36, illustrated
Stanley J. Seeger (and sold, Sotheby's, London, June 27, 2007, lot 232, illustrated) 
Acquired at the above sale 

Exhibited

Paris, Exposition de Concours Hippique, 1913, no. 94 

Catalogue Note

Executed in 1876, this work is a study for Meissonier's Les Cuirassiers de 1805, which was exhibited at the Exposition Universelle of 1878 and is now in the Musée Condé, Chantilly. 

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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New York