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PIERRE-PAUL PRUD'HON | L’ÂME BRISANT LES LIENS QUI L’ATTACHENT À LA TERRE (THE SOUL BREAKING THE TIES THAT BIND IT TO EARTH)

Property from a New York Private Collection

PIERRE-PAUL PRUD'HON | L’ÂME BRISANT LES LIENS QUI L’ATTACHENT À LA TERRE (THE SOUL BREAKING THE TIES THAT BIND IT TO EARTH)

PIERRE-PAUL PRUD'HON | L’ÂME BRISANT LES LIENS QUI L’ATTACHENT À LA TERRE (THE SOUL BREAKING THE TIES THAT BIND IT TO EARTH)

Property from a New York Private Collection

PIERRE-PAUL PRUD'HON

Cluny 1758 - 1823 Paris

L’ÂME BRISANT LES LIENS QUI L’ATTACHENT À LA TERRE (THE SOUL BREAKING THE TIES THAT BIND IT TO EARTH)


Black and white chalk and stumping on blue paper

unframed: 398 by 260 mm

framed: 590 by 455 mm


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Hinge mounted to a modern mount. There is some slight unevenness to the left, right and upper edges per the accompanying digital image. There is some old adhesive tape to parts of the verso of the sheet, which shows in two places to the left and right edge of the recto. With the exception of some very minor rubbing the work remains in very fine condition throughout with the combination of media fresh and vibrant. Sold in a decorative giltwood frame.


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Inherited from the artist by Charles-Boulanger de Boisfremont (1773-1838; L.353),

thence by inheritance to Mme. Power, née de Boisfremont,

her sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 15-16 April 1864, lot 88;

H. Didier;

Monsieur de Saint-Remy,

his sale, Paris, 18 March 1878, lot 100

Germain Seligman (1893-1978), Paris and New York (L.3863);

sale, London, Sotheby's, 25 March 1965, lot 143;

with Eugene Thaw, New York,

where acquired in 1979

E. de Goncourt, Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint, Dessiné et Gravé de P.P. Prud'hon, Paris 1876, p. 171

Paris, Musée Jacquemart-Andre, Exposition Prud'hon, 1958;

Minneapolis, Worcester and Baltimore, Drawings from a Private Collection, 1963