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French School, 19th Century Portrait de Jules Claretie

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3515T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 30, 2020 12:00PM


French School, 19th Century

Portrait de Jules Claretie
Signed and dated "L. Baudu/1849" l.r., identified on a fragmentary label from the Academie Française (see below).
Pastel on paper/board, sight size 21 3/4 x 17 in. (55.5 x 43.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered abrasions along the perimeter, not examined out of frame.

Exhibitions: Troisième centenaire de l'Académie française, Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, June 1935, No. 337.

N.B. Arsène-Armand (dit Jules) Claretie was born in 1840, which would make him nine years old at the time of this portrait. He went on to a distinguished career in the arts, including Manager of the Théâtre-Français and member of L'Académie Française (1888).
Estimate $350-550

Framed dimensions are 27 1/4 x 25 1/2 x 2 inches.

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Jules Claretie, dit, Paris