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Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899) Study of a Standing Horse

Auction:
2878B
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2878B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 22, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899)

Study of a Standing Horse
Signed "Rosa Bonheur" l.r., with red wax seal "Vente Rosa Bonheur 1900" on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 12 9/16 x 10 3/16 in. (32.0 x 25.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, scattered minor paint losses, surface grime.

N.B. This work bears the red wax seal from the sale of the Rosa Bonheur estate held by Galerie Georges Petit in 1900. The painting likely corresponds to No. 139, Etude de cheval bai cerise listed in the catalog for that sale. (Atelier Rosa Bonheur, Tome 1er, Tableaux [Paris: Imprimerie Gerorges Petit, 1900], p. 35.)
Estimate $1,500-2,000

With a stamp from Maison Chapuis, with an address of 20, quai de la Magisserie (Paris), on the stretcher.

Paint losses in the lower left corner and along the left edge. Varnish discoloration top right corner.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Georges Petit, Bonheur, Paris

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