07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Auguste Lepère (French, 1849-1918) Les Boulevards près de la Porte St. Denis

$237$200
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Auguste Lepère (French, 1849-1918)

Les Boulevards près de la Porte St. Denis, 1890
Signed and numbered "ALepere 35/35" in ink l.r. and in the block "...ed 35" l.l.,
with a label from Doll & Richards, Boston, on the backing paper.
Wood engraving, image size 10 x 6 3/4 in. (25.5 x 17.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame.

Literature: Alphonse Lotz-Brissonneau, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé d'Auguste Lepère (Dijon: l'Échelle de Jacob; Paris: A. Laurentin, 2002), 227.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a letter dated 1921 from Fergus S. Turner, Director of Doll & Richards, and a pamphlet about the artist, both enclosed in an envelope affixed to the backing paper.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Alphonse Lotz-Brissonneau, Paris, Fergus S. Turner, Director of Doll & Richards