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Edouard Léon Cortès (French, 1882-1969) Place de la République

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
481
Sold for:
$46,125$37,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2779B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Edouard Léon Cortès (French, 1882-1969)

Place de la République
Signed "EDOUARD CORTÈS." l.l.
Oil on canvas, 19 1/2 x 24 1/8 in. (49.4 x 61.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Varnish inconsistencies, pinhole (as prepared by the artist) c.l.

Provenance: Purchased from the International Galleries, Chicago, in 1961 by the current owner.

N.B. The work will be included in Edouard Cortès: Catalogue Raisonné de L'Oeuvre Peint Volume III by Nicole Verdier; we wish to thank Ms. Verdier for her kind assistance cataloging the lot. A photocopy of the original receipt accompanies the lot.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

The work might benefit from a gentle cleaning. There are no additional condition issues to report.

Mme. Verdier suggests the date of 1961 for this painting.


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