07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Thierry Poncelet (Belgian, b. 1946) Terrier in Military Ceremonial Dress

$3,200$2,700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Thierry Poncelet (Belgian, b. 1946)

Terrier in Military Ceremonial Dress
Signed "Th. Poncelet" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 23 7/8 x 20 1/2 in. (60.5 x 52.0 cm), in an oval frame.
Condition: Retouch, craquelure, mild surface grime.

N.B. In paintings that he has dubbed "Aristochiens," contemporary artist Thierry Poncelet paints new animal heads (usually dogs) on vintage ancestral portraits, matching the breed and expression to the regalia of the clothing. The artist began his career as an art restorer and is a collector of ancestral portraits.
Estimate $500-700

Canvas is stretched on an oval stretcher.

Keywords

Thierry Poncelet, contemporary artist