European & British Paintings Day Auction

European & British Paintings Day Auction

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Property from a Prestigious European Collection

Gaspard Gobaut

A set of twelve Paris views

Auction Closed

July 4, 02:11 PM GMT

Estimate

24,000 - 32,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Prestigious European Collection 


Gaspard Gobaut

French

1814 - 1882

A set of twelve Paris views; Le pont de la Concorde, L'Arc de Triomphe, La colonnade du Louvre, La cour de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, l'église Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, Les Affaires Etrangères, L'église de la Madeleine, L'église Saint-Eustache, L'église Saint-Vincent de Paul, L'église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, Le musée de Cluny, La Place de la Bourse


six signed Gobaut lower left; six signed Gobaut lower right

watercolour on paper

Unframed: the smallest: 11.8 by 18.1cm., 4¾ by 7in.; the largest: 13.4 by 22cm., 5¼ by 8¾in.

Framed: the smallest: 25 by 30.5cm., 9¾ by 12in.; the largest: 25 by 34cm., 9¾ by 13½in.

(12)

René Weiller, Paris

Patrick Perrin, Paris

Purchased from the above by the present owner in 1997

Gaspard Gobaut was taught by Siméon Fort and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1840-1878. He painted many views of Paris as seen here, but also depicted Algeria, Morocco, the Swiss mountains and began his career as a military draughtsman.