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Auguste-Xavier Leprince, Sous Bois, c. 1800, Auguste-Xavier Leprince (French,1799-1826), oil on canvas, no signature observed, pencil notation on stretcher reads "provient d'un ensemble d'etudes a l'houile sui papier certraines pour le tableau de louvre (comes from a set of oil studies on paper for the painting of the Louvre)", shipping label with artwork and gallery information verso, 13.5"h x 8.5"w (sight), 16.5"h x 11.25"w (frame)

Provenance: From the Collection of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; Galerie Fischer-Kiener, Paris

Notes/Literature: Art dealer, connoisseur, and philanthropist Eugene Victor Thaw (1927-2018) was widely considered to be among the world's greatest collectors of European master drawings, French Post-Impressionism, Cubism, and an early advocate of the American Abstract Expressionists. One of the most respected art dealers of his day, he is credited with placing hundreds of major works into museums around the world, and was the founding member and past president of the Art Dealers Association of America.

Condition

Good, relined, small losses around edge where canvas meets frame

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Auguste-Xavier Leprince, Sous Bois, c. 1800

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Nov 17, 2018
Boonton, NJ, USA