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Émile Bernard

Vue sur Tonnerre avec l'église Notre Dame

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Property from a Private California Collection

Émile Bernard

Émile Bernard

Vue sur Tonnerre avec l'église Notre Dame

Vue sur Tonnerre avec l'église Notre Dame

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Current bid:

40,000

USD

(1 bid, reserve met)

Lot closes:

Lot closes:

7 days

7 days

May 14, 02:33 PM (GMT)

May 14, 02:33 PM (GMT)

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Property from a Private California Collection

Émile Bernard

1868 - 1941

Vue sur Tonnerre avec l'église Notre Dame


Signed Emile Bernard and dated 1904 (toward lower right); signed E. Bernard (on the reverse)

Oil on canvas

27 ¾ by 30 ½ in. (70.4 by 77.4 cm)

Framed: 35 ½ by 39 ¼ in. (90.1 by 99.6 cm)

Painted in 1904.


Béatrice Recchi Altabarra has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.

The canvas is unlined. The surface is richly textured. Some craquelure in areas of thicker impasto. Some pigment shrinkage in the orange pigments of the rooftops at center and lower right. A few other areas of pigment shrinkage in the dark blue and dark green pigments of the lower register. Some light undulation to the canvas in the upper right corner. Under UV light: thin strokes of inpainting in one area of the sky. Two pindot strokes of inpainting in the white clouds just above the horizon line at center. One nailhead-sized stroke of inpainting in the blue pigments of the house near the center of the left edge. The work is in good condition.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Andries (André) Bonger, The Netherlands (acquired in 1904)
(Probably) Mrs. Françoise Willemina Maria Barones van der Borch van Verwolde, The Netherlands (by descent from the above in 1940)
Sale: Christie's, London, December 2, 1986, lot 314
Private Collection, California
Thence by descent
Jean-Jacques Luthi, Émile Bernard, Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint, Paris, 1982, no. 723, illustrated p. 109 (dated 1907)
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Collection Bonger, 1972, no. 90, illustrated in the catalogue