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Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac (French, 1884-1974) Etude pour le Georgiques de "Virgile"

Auction:
2493
Lot:
571
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$711$600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2493
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 29, 2010 12:00PM

Description:

Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac (French, 1884-1974)

Etude pour le Georgiques de "Virgile"
Signed and inscribed "...A. Dunoyer de Segonzac" l.c.
Ink on paper, sheet size 7 1/4 x 5 in. (18.4 x 12.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Acid burn to four corners from tape verso, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Daniel Sickles, Paris, France; Hans Peter Kraus, New York; Estate of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (née Braman) Grasso, Essex, Connecticut.

Literature: [Collection Daniel Sickles] Bibliothèque d'un Amateur, Très Beaux Livres Illustrés Modernes Dans d'Importantes Reliures dont 53 Signées de Pierre Legrain, Exemplaires uniques dont Les Fleurs du Mal Illustrées par Rouault, Deuxieme partie, Paris: Musée Galliéra, 21 May 1963 (no. 265); Kraus, H.P., The Illustrated Book, Catalogue 108, no. 138, 1964.

N.B. The work was one of eight original drawings included in a presentation copy of Souvenirs d'un marchand de tableaux by Ambroise Vollard, published by Éditions Albin Michel in 1937, which was pen inscribed and gifted to his chauffeur Marcel Z. Méraud.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Hans Peter Kraus, Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac, Paris, Daniel Sickles, Essex, France, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Connecticut, Pierre Legrain, chauffeur, Albin Michel, Ambroise Vollard

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