Sale 17PT03 | Lot 6

Jules Breton

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art

Lot Details

Lot 6
Jules Breton
French, 1827-1906
Jeune Femme Nourrissant ses Volailles, 1860
Signed Jules Breton and dated twice 1860 (lr)
Oil on canvas
22 x 18 1/8 inches (55.8 x 46 cm)

M. Knoedler & Co., New York

We kindly thank Annette Bourrut Lacouture for confirming the authenticity of this work, which she states is very characteristic of the artist's style in the 1860s. The painting will be included in her forthcoming Catalogue Raisonne of Jules Breton.

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Sold for $59,375 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined; dirty, yellowed varnish; light scattered craquelure. Some spots of inpainting in the woman's neck and cap. 1 1/2 inch line of inpainting in the upper left corner. Difficult to detect restoration under uv light through the dulling varnish. The signature and date in brown may been been strengthened by another hand.

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Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Sold for $59,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Impressionist & Modern Art

Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 11am EST
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