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French School circa 1810, Napoléon riding on a horse made of nude women

Estimate:

17,000

to
- 20,000 EUR

French School circa 1810, Napoléon riding on a horse made of nude women

French School circa 1810, Napoléon riding on a horse made of nude women

Estimate:

17,000

to
- 20,000 EUR

French School circa 1810

Napoléon riding on a horse made of nude women


Watercolour over pencil

23,3 x 18 cm ; 9⅛ by 7 in.

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Ecole française vers 1810

Napoléon chevauchant un groupe de femmes nues formant un cheval


Aquarelle sur traits de crayon

Le dessin est collé en plein sur le montage.

Il est légèrement insolé et encrassé.

On observe quelques petites piqûres et salissures, plus prononcées dans l'angle supérieur gauche et dans le bord supérieur.


Vendu dans un montage et un cadre en bois doré.

Veuillez noter que Sotheby's ne garantit pas l'état des cadres.


The sheet is glued in full to the mount.

It is slightly insolated and dirty.

There is some minor foxing and dirt, more important upper left and on the top edge.


Sold in a mount and a gilded wooden frame.

Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the condition of the frames.


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Sale Collection d'un amateur bibliophile, Christie's, Paris, 30 October 2012, lot 158.

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Vente Collection d'un amateur bibliophile, Christie's, Paris, 30 octobre 2012, lot 158.