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Lot 1038
RENE BUTHAUD (1886 - 1986)
Massive cartoon (Venus and Neptune), France (framed)
Pastel and charcoal, linen-backed paper
Sight: 91 1/2" x 59 3/4"
Provenance: The artist
Michel Fortin, Paris
Collection of Stephen Engel, Florida
Exhibited: René Buthaud: Collection of the Artist, Michel Fortin Gallery, New York, 1981, cat. no. 40
This work was likely a study for a massive verre églomisé panel, of which he created approximately twenty between 1933 and 1970. It is unknown whether this particular design was realized.


Not examined out of frame. Various creases and tears throughout, largest/longest in upper half to third of sheet. Framed behind Plexiglas, re-framing recommended. Some scuffs/scratches to Plexi.
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RENE BUTHAUD Massive cartoon (Venus and Neptune)

Estimate $9,000 - $14,000May 18, 2019