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Achille Quinet (French, 1831-1900) Ruins of the Ministry of Finance, Paris Commune

Auction:
3001T
Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$98$80

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Auction:
Discovery - 3001T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 06, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Achille Quinet (French, 1831-1900)

Ruins of the Ministry of Finance, Paris Commune, 1871. Stamped "Achille Quinet" in red ink on the mount l.r., numbered "29" in the negative l.r. Albumen silver print mounted to paper, image/sheet size 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 in., matted, unframed. Condition: Faded, foxing and discoloration on the mount.

Provenance: Property from the collection of Harvey Shipley Miller, proceeds to benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Estimate $100-200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Harvey Shipley Miller, Book collecting, Foxing, Papermaking, Paris

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