07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Jean Duplessis-Bertaux (French, c. 1747-c. 1820) A Grand Outdoor Ceremony, Possibly the Coronation of Louis XVI

$2,370$2,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Jean Duplessis-Bertaux (French, c. 1747-c. 1820)

A Grand Outdoor Ceremony, Possibly the Coronation of Louis XVI
Signed "...Duplessis Bertaux" l.l., inscribed "A LOUIS XVI" within the composition,
with a label from M. Knoedler & Co., New York, affixed to the backing paper.
Watercolor on paper/board, sight size 18 3/8 x 23 3/8 in. (46.5 x 59.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, subtle rippling and foxing, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The inscription "A LOUIS XVI" appears as part of the composition, in a roundel in the canopy u.c.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Jean Duplessis-Bertaux, Louis XVI, M. Knoedler & Co.