ANDRÉ BRASILIER | CHEVAUX AVANT LA COURSE
20,000 - 30,000 USD
CHEVAUX AVANT LA COURSE
Signed André Brasilier (lower right)
Oil on canvas
21½ by 29 in. (54.6 by 73.7 cm)
Framed: 28⅝ by 35¾ in. (72.7 by 90.8 cm)
Painted in 1962.
Alexis Brasilier has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
The canvas is unlined. The surface is richly textured. Scattered areas of shrinkage are visible throughout, particularly in the green pigment at center right. Under UV light: no inpainting is apparent. The work is in very good condition.
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Nathan Cummings, Chicago
Corporate Collection, Chicago (acquired from the above and sold: Christie's, New York, March 10, 2010, lot 42)
Private Collection, Europe (acquired at the above sale)
Acquired from the above by the present owner