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Auguste Joseph Truphème

The Class Pranksters

Auguste Joseph Truphème

Auguste Joseph Truphème

The Class Pranksters

The Class Pranksters

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Auguste Joseph Truphème

French

1836 - 1898

The Class Pranksters


signed AUG. TRUPHÈME (lower left)

oil on canvas

canvas: 35½ by 51¼ in.; 90.3 by 13cm

framed: 44 by 59¼ in.; 112 by 150.5 cm

Lined canvas. Craquelure in the sky, otherwise in good condition. Clean and glossy varnish. Under UV light: selective cleaning on the sky and lighter colors. A few small retouches in the sky.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Sale, Christie's, New York, 22 May 1990, lot 39
Acquired from the above by the present owner