JULES JOSEPH LEFEBVRE | AN ITALIAN GIRL WITH AN ORANGE
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JULES JOSEPH LEFEBVRE | AN ITALIAN GIRL WITH AN ORANGE

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

JULES JOSEPH LEFEBVRE | AN ITALIAN GIRL WITH AN ORANGE

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

JULES JOSEPH LEFEBVRE

French

1836 - 1912

AN ITALIAN GIRL WITH AN ORANGE 


signed Jules Lefebvre (upper right)

oil on panel 

18⅛ by 11⅝ in.

46 by 29.5 cm

Condition Report

Oil on stable panel. The work presents well, aside from scattered barely visible very fine craquelure and some pin dots of abrasion on her skirt and just above her head. There is a pin dot accretion on her cheek and a pin dot of loss at lower center near the edge. Under UV: heavy varnish fluoresces green. No apparent issues. Ready to hang in its current state.


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.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

E.E. Dale Schaeffer, Miami Beach, Florida 

Sale: Christie's, Paris, December 15, 2004, lot 576, illustrated

Fletcher/ Copenhaver Fine Art, Fredericksburg, Virginia 

Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 2009 

European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
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