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Continental School, 18th/19th Century Vue de l'Eglise de Vétheuil

Auction:
2896B
Lot:
220
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2896B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Continental School, 18th/19th Century

Vue de l'Eglise de Vétheuil
Unsigned, with a collector's stamp from Michael Mayr (Lugt L1804A) on the reverse, titled on the reverse.
Ink and watercolor on blue wove paper, 8 3/8 x 11 5/16 in. (21.4 x 28.8 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Pinhole puncture to center, handling creases, fox marks, minor acid burn, hinge remnants to verso.

N.B. Michael Mayr (1796-1870) was an artist and theatrical designer who collected drawings, stamps, and books, often related to the theater. He painted in watercolor, generally topographical views. The picturesque area of Vétheuil in Department Val-d'Oise northwest of Paris was a favorite subject for artists, particularly the Impressionists, and was home to Claude Monet in the late 1870s.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Michael Mayr, B. Michael Mayr, Paris, Claude Monet, One cent coin, Painting, Watercolor painting, Watermedia

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