View 1 of Lot 347. Panel from "The Birth of Aphrodite" Mural from the Grand Salon of the S. S. Normandie.
View 1 of Lot 347. Panel from "The Birth of Aphrodite" Mural from the Grand Salon of the S. S. Normandie.
347

Jean-Théodore Dupas

Panel from "The Birth of Aphrodite" Mural from the Grand Salon of the S. S. Normandie

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

Property of a Private Collector

Jean-Théodore Dupas

Jean-Théodore Dupas

Panel from "The Birth of Aphrodite" Mural from the Grand Salon of the S. S. Normandie

Panel from "The Birth of Aphrodite" Mural from the Grand Salon of the S. S. Normandie

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

44,100

USD

Property of a Private Collector

Jean-Théodore Dupas

Panel from "The Birth of Aphrodite" Mural from the Grand Salon of the S. S. Normandie


circa 1934

verre églomisé

51 1/2 x 34 x 1 1/4 in. (130 x 86.3 x 3.5 cm), framed

Christie’s New York, October 3, 1981, lot 348
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Louis Cheronnet, "Normandie," Art et Décoration, July 1935, p. 253
Yvanhoé Rambosson, "Le Paquebot Normandie, Héraut de France," Mobilier et Décoration, July 1935, pp. 267-268
Bruno Foucart, et al., Normandie Queen of the Seas, New York, 1985, p. 72 
Louis-Rene Vian, Arts Décoratifs À Bord des Paquebots Français 1880-1960, Paris, 1992, pp. 192-199
John Maxtone-Graham, Normandie: France's Legendary Art Deco Oceanliner, New York, 2007, pp. 92-93, 206 and 24

Sotheby's would like to thank Romain Lefebvre for his assistance with the cataloguing of this lot, which will be included in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné on Jean-Théodore Dupas.