Lot Details

Lot 47
Pierre-Raymond-Jacques Monvoisin
French, 1794-1870
The Death of Cleopatra
Inscribed on the relining canvas on the reverse: La mort de Cléopatre/Octobre 1818/Concour d'Esquisses peints/Pierre Narcisse Guérin/1774-1853
Oil on canvas
10 3/4 x 14 5/8 inches (27.4 x 37.3 cm)
This painting is closely related to Monvoisin's study of the same subject now in the collection of the Ecole National Supérieur des Beaux-Arts, Paris.


Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Frame abrasion along the right and lower edges, with corresponding areas of restoration. Repaired hole (roughly 1 inch x 1/2 inch) in the shadows the lower left corner. Repaired 1/2-inch tear next to the left arm of the mourning woman seated on the floor. Restoration in the area around the head of the Cleopatra's bed. A few scattered touches of restoration elsewhere.


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Catalogue Info

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

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