18,000 to - 25,000 GBP
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection
1875 - 1947
signed marquet (lower left)
oil on canvas mounted on board
32.8 by 40.8cm., 12⅞ by 16in.
Framed: 53 by 61cm., 20⅞ by 24 in.
Painted in 1918.
Oil on canvas mounted on board, which is sound. Inspection under UV light does not reveal any sign of retouching. There is some wear to the extreme edges with some associated tiny flecks of paint loss. There is some faint staining to the extreme edges and some light dirt and handling marks to the upper left quadrant. There are a few scattered fly spots in places. This work is in overall very good condition.
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Galerie Bénézit, Paris
Maurice Laffaille, France
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Galerie Boulakia, Paris (acquired from the above)
Private Collection, France (acquired circa 1970)
Private Collection, France (by descent from the above. Sold: Sotheby's, New
York, 11th May 2000, lot 186
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner