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Joseph Caraud (French, 1821-1905) Two Bust-length Portraits of Elegant Young Women: Woman in Blue

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
625
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Joseph Caraud (French, 1821-1905)

Two Bust-length Portraits of Elegant Young Women: Woman in Blue and Woman in White
Both signed and dated "J. Caraud/1868" c.r.
Both oil on canvas trimmed and mounted on paperboard, 6 1/2 x 4 7/8 in. (16.5 x 12.0 cm), in gilt-metal frames with oval openings.
Condition: Frame abrasions, minor surface grime, Blue with minor paint loss u.c..
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Woman in White with minor disadhesion from paperboard support at c.r. edge; also with frame backed with cardboard pieces inscribed in ink variously, including "M. Le Marquis de Balleroy...Calvados...," in a 19th-century script.


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