ALFRED DE DREUX | CHASSE DANS L'ALLÉE VERS LA CROIX
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Property of a Lady

ALFRED DE DREUX | CHASSE DANS L'ALLÉE VERS LA CROIX

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

Property of a Lady

ALFRED DE DREUX | CHASSE DANS L'ALLÉE VERS LA CROIX

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

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Lot Details

Description

Property of a Lady

ALFRED DE DREUX

French

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

Condition Report

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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Wildenstein & Co., New York 

Acquired from the above in 1991

Literature

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 

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