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Pierre-Nolasque Bergeret

Découverte du Laocoon (The Discovery of the Laocoon)

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Pierre-Nolasque Bergeret

Pierre-Nolasque Bergeret

Découverte du Laocoon (The Discovery of the Laocoon)

Découverte du Laocoon (The Discovery of the Laocoon)

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot sold:

11,340

USD

Authenticity guarantee

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Pierre-Nolasque Bergeret

French

1782 - 1863

Découverte du Laocoon (The Discovery of the Laocoon)


signed PBergeret (center right, on pedestal)

oil on canvas

canvas: 28 by 41½ in.; 71 by 105.5 cm

framed: 38 by 51½ in.; 96.5 by 131 cm

Lined canvas. There is stable craquelure throughout the canvas. The varnish has yellowed and could benefit from a cleaning. Under UV light: there is a 9 inch long horizontal repair at the lower left corner with associated inpainting; further inpainting to the soldier at left. Fine craquelure filling throughout the composition but predominantly to the tent at center right.


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.

Baron François-Benjamin-Marie Delessert (1780 - 1868)
His sale, Pillet Petit, Paris, 15-18 March 1869, lot 121
Ernest and Mary Jane Busk, San Francisco, California, circa 1960
Thence by descent to the present owners, 1991
Lucrecia N. el-Abd, Pierre-Nolasque Bergeret (1782-1863), unpublished Ph.D dissertation, New York, Columbia University, 1976, p. 221
Paris, Salon, 1835, no. 116