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Lot 0107
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Pastel on fine period laid pastel paper, watermarked (probably Ingres), landscape with extensive sky, attributed* to/in the manner of Claude Monet (1840-1926). Signed, extreme lower right. 8 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches. Very good condition. Currently unframed for inspection and post-auction shipping.

Provenance: Abel Lauvray, presumably acquired directly from the artist, who was Lauvray's neighbor. Presumed to have been acquired from the latter by Andre Mavon (Saint-Honore, Paris) and subsequently by the consignor's father, a West Coast collector who was a long time friend and client of Mavon's. Thence by descent to his heirs. A total of four pastels were acquired; this is the fourth and final one to be sold.

[Demonstrable provenance can be an important factor in determining authenticity. Please see our Terms & Conditions of Sale regarding provenance. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us before the auction.]

* This lot is being offered as attributed to the named artist. The attribution is based in part on our careful study and does not represent the opinion of any recognized expert or panel of experts. Preston Hall Gallery and the consignor assume no risk, liability, or responsibility for the authenticity or authorship of any lot described by this term or by other similar qualifying terms such as "manner of," etc. For further information, please see "Authentication and Provenance of Attributed Lots," following Section 27 in our Terms & Conditions of Sale before placing your bid.
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Claude Monet (1840-1926) Pastel On Paper

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Feb 13, 2017
Starting Price $1,500
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