Property of a Lady
ALFRED DE DREUX
1810 - 1860
CHASSE DANS L'ALLÉE VERS LA CROIX
signed Alfred De Dreux (lower right)
oil on canvas
15⅛ by 18¼ in.
38.4 by 46.4 cm
Original unlined condition. The work presents well, aside from minor surface dirt and dust and a slightly yellowed varnish, which appears faintly streaky areas visible to the naked eye, mostly near the upper left edge. Minor frame abrasion along the right edges. Under UV: a heavy varnish fluoresces green. Ready to hang in its current.
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.
Wildenstein & Co., New York
Acquired from the above in 1991
Marie-Christine Renauld, Alfred De Dreux, Le cheval, passion d’un dandy parisien, Paris, 1997, p. 163, illustrated p. 107
Marie-Christine Renauld, L’univers d’Alfred De Dreux, 1810-1860, suivi du catalogue raisonné, Arles, 2008, part II, p. 134, no. Inv. MCR 451, illustrated