GIOVANNI BOLDINI | In the Artist's Studio
35,000 - 50,000 GBP
PROPERTY FROM A FRENCH PRIVATE COLLECTION
35,000 - 50,000 GBP
Property from a French Private Collection
1842 - 1931
In the Artist's Studio
oil on panel
17.5 by 27cm., 6¾ by 10½in.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Museo Archives Giovanni Boldini Macchiaioli, Pistoia.
The panel is flat, even, and ensuring a stable support. The paint surface is even and stable. With the exception of some minor, isolated specs of cosmetic retouching in the background, this work is in very good condition and is ready to hang.
Presented in an elaborate gilt frame.
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Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron, Paris and Geneva (Gontaut-Biron (1859-1939) was an avid collector of Old Masters and nineteenth-century art. In 1914 over three hundred works from his collection were sold at Galerie Georges Petit, Paris. A portrait in black chalk of the marquis by Boldini is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (no. 1979.183))
Gérard de Soriol
Purchased from the above by the father of the present owner in 1996; thence by descent