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Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899) Chevreuil de désaltérant /Roebuck quenching his thirst

Auction:
3029B
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3029B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 27, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899)

Chevreuil de désaltérant/Roebuck quenching his thirst
Signed "Rosa Bonheur" l.l., with a red wax seal "Vente Rosa Bonheur" affixed to the stretcher, inscribed "Rosa Bonheur/M. KNOEDLER" on a cardboard label tacked to the back of the frame, inscribed "Rosa Bonheur (132) ('96)" on the back of the frame.
Oil on canvas, 16 1/2 x 26 in. (42.0 x 66.0 cm), framed (under glass).
Condition: Lined, unobtrusive surface grime, craquelure.

Literature: Rosa Bonheur and M.L. Roger-Milès, Atelier Rosa Bonheur, Tome I, Tableaux (Paris: Imprimerie Georges Petit, 1900), No. 331, p. 76.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

The Bonheur sale catalog gives the dimensions as 41.0 x 63.0 cm or 16.1 x 25.6 inches. The very slight discrepancy with the dimensions of the work at hand are attributable to the lining.


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Georges Petit, M.L. Roger-Mil, Bonheur, Visual arts, Paris

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