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Alfred De Dreux | ETALON GRIS ET LÉVRIER (COUCHÉ AU BORD DE L'ALLÉE)

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 USD

Alfred De Dreux | ETALON GRIS ET LÉVRIER (COUCHÉ AU BORD DE L'ALLÉE)

Alfred De Dreux | ETALON GRIS ET LÉVRIER (COUCHÉ AU BORD DE L'ALLÉE)

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 USD

Lot sold:

137,500

USD

Alfred De Dreux

1810 - 1860

FRENCH

ETALON GRIS ET LÉVRIER (COUCHÉ AU BORD DE L'ALLÉE)


signed Alfred de Dreux (lower right) 

oil on canvas 

28 3/4 by 36 1/4 in.

73 by 92.1 cm

Examined in the frame. Lined. The work presents beautifully and appears bright. There is extremely minor craquelure in the darkest pigments and faint frame abrasion along the left upper edge. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. The dark brown pigments along the contour of the back of the horse fluoresce. Finely applied inpainting to address prior craquelure visible in the trees above the horse's mane.


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