LUC OLIVIER MERSON | STUDY OF A SLEEPING CHILD
LUC OLIVIER MERSON | STUDY OF A SLEEPING CHILD
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Sold Without Reserve | Property from the Collection of Robert M. Edsel

LUC OLIVIER MERSON | STUDY OF A SLEEPING CHILD

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Sold Without Reserve | Property from the Collection of Robert M. Edsel

LUC OLIVIER MERSON | STUDY OF A SLEEPING CHILD

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:6,875USD

Lot Details

Description

Sold Without Reserve

Property from the Collection of Robert M. Edsel

LUC OLIVIER MERSON

French

1846 - 1920

STUDY OF A SLEEPING CHILD


signed O.M. and dated 1915 (lower right)

pastel on blue-gray paper

15 by 11⅝ in.

38.1 by 29.5 cm

Condition Report

Pastel on blue-gray paper. The sheet is hinged to the mat in two places near the upper corners. The colors and medium remain fresh. A watermark is visible at upper right. There is scattered minor rippling to the sheet from handling. The top edge has been raggedly hand cut. Artist pinholes in and near all four corners. There is discoloration in the lower left corner and at the lower center edge. Paper tape visible along all edges verso. Ready to hang in its current state. 


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Provenance

Colnaghi, London 

Acquired from the above in 2001 

European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
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