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May 19, 2017 12:00 PMCalender

Henry Moret (French, 1856-1913) La Côte de Trégune /Harvesting Kelp

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3010BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 19, 2017 12:00PM


Henry Moret (French, 1856-1913)

La Côte de Trégune/Harvesting Kelp
Signed and dated "Henry Moret 99" l.r., titled on a label from Durand-Ruel, Paris and New York, affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 23 3/4 x 28 3/4 in. (60.0 x 73.0 cm),framed (in a liner).
Condition: Tiny paint loss to u.c. edge, minor surface grime, varnish discoloration.

Provenance: Henry Saltonstall Howe, Brookline, by descent to the current owner.
Estimate $35,000-55,000

Artist also identified on a presentation plaque.

Craquelure with tenting, accretions to center left and center right, unobtrusive canvas bulges to lower left.

Framed dimensions: 31 1/2 x 36 1/2 in.

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Henry Saltonstall Howe, Henry Moret, Paris, Durand-Ruel