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Lot 0039
Adolphe Piot
(French, 1850-1910)

"The Reading Lesson"

oil on canvas laid down on board
signed lower left, "Sotheby's, New York, April 25, 2006, lot 259" labels en verso.
Presented in a modern gilt frame.
34" x 26-1/4", framed 45-1/2" x 37"

Provenance: Sotheby's New York, New York, April 25, 2006, lot 259.


Previously cleaned and canvas is laid down on board; surface abrasions along edges from contact with frame; signs of inpainting upper left center (face and blond hair); smaller areas of inpainting largely along the craquelure patterns lower center (arms), upper center (faces and chest) and lower and upper left; signs of inpainting along edges. Modern gilt frame with surface marks, nicks and abrasions.

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Adolphe Piot (French, 1850-1910)

Estimate $35,000 - $50,000Apr 21, 2018