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Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899) Lion Studies

Auction:
2459
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$415$350

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2459
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2009 4:00PM

Description:

Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899)

Lion Studies
Stamped "Rosa Bonheur" l.l., wax seal to the verso.
Graphite on paper, sheet size 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (19.7 x 24.1 cm), unframed.
Condition: Mounted onto board, foxing throughout, loss u.l., nicks/wear to edges, subtle toning.

Provenance: Through a Nantucket estate.
Estimate $600-800

There is a 1/2 inch loss to the edge u.l. The sheet is disadhereing from the board to which it is mounted. The red wax seal on the borad reads "VENTE ROSA BONHEUR..."

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Massachusetts, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Women artists

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