French School

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Lot 25
French School
17th Century
Portrait of Jean de La Fontaine
Oil on canvas, ovoid
23 5/8 x 19 1/2 inches (60 x 49.5 cm)
Private collection, Florida
The poet Jean de La Fontaine was one of the most widely read authors of the 17th century. His Fables are still considered classics of French literature.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $5,040 (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.
(Dimensions of the outside of the frame: 29 x 24 5/8 inches)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $5,040 (includes buyer's premium)

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