Sale 22CN01 | Lot 43

Louis-Auguste Brun, called Brun de Versoix

Catalogue: Old Master Paintings/English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorations

Lot Details

Lot 43
Louis-Auguste Brun, called Brun de Versoix
Swiss, 1758-1815
Mme. Marie de Lessert on Horseback, 1780
Oil on canvas
29 1/4 x 37 inches (44.4 x 94 cm)
Provenance:
Collection of M. amd Mme. de Lessert
By inheritance to their grandson, M. Gaston de Lessert, Geneva
M. René de Lessert, Chateau de Vincy, Rolle (Vaud, Switzerland)
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Audibert, New York
Mr. and Mrs. John Howell Greenwich CT
[Sale] William Doyle Galleries, Inc., New York, January 11, 1978, lot 285
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature:
Daisy Agassiz, Louis Auguste Brun, 1758-1815: un peintre suisse à la Cour de Louis XVI (Lausanne Editions, R. Freudweiler-Spiro, Vaudois, 1931), pp. 8-9; illus. between pp. 6 and 7
Joseph Raymond Fournier-Sarlovèze, Louis Auguste Brun: peintre de Marie-Antoinette (Paris, 1911), pp. 85-88
Engraved:
By Robin de Montigny, ca. 1785


Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Scattered areas of restoration in the sky, including an area behind the horse's haunches. Some lines and the contour of the horse's right foreleg reinforced. Touches of restoration to the sitter's face, hat and jacket; and to the saddle.


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Old Master Paintings/English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorations

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