Lot 466
  • 466

ÉMILE BERNARD | Nature morte à la pastèque

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 EUR
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Description

  • Émile Bernard
  • Nature morte à la pastèque
  • signed E. Bernard and dated 1895 (lower right)
  • oil on canvas
  • 50,5 x 60,4 cm; 19 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.
  • Painted in 1895.

Provenance

Private collection, Paris
Thence by descent to the present owner

Exhibited

Bremen, Kunsthalle, Emile Bernard, Gemälde, Handzeichnungen, Aquarelle, Druckgraphik, 1967, no. 37

Condition

It has not been possible to see the work entirely unframed. The canvas is lined. Examination under UV light reveals small dots of retouching in places most predominately along the extreme edges and to the pink/beige pigment in the upper right quadrant and in the left part of the composition above the apples and to the plate. There are webs of stable craquellure throughout the composition. This work is in overall good condition.
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Catalogue Note

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Elisabeth Altarriba.