French School

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Lot 54
French School
17th Century
Portrait of Jean de La Fontaine

Oil on canvas, oval
23 5/8 x 19 1/2 inches (60 x 49.5 cm)
The poet Jean de La Fontaine was one of the most widely read writers of the 17th century. His Fables in particular are considered classics of French literature.


Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Scattered touches of restoration to the face; a few touches to the hair at lower center.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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