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Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Nov 11, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 583

Henri Jean Guillaume Martin Impressionist Painting

Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(French, 1860-1943)

Femme Cousant sous un Marronnier, unsigned, oil on canvas, 28-5/8 x 33-5/8 in.; painted and gilt wood and composition frame, 34-5/8 x 39-3/8 in.

Note: This painting was authenticated by Cyrille Martin and a certificate was issued. The original has been separated from the painting and a facsimile will accompany the lot. A woven tapestry of the painting also accompanied the painting when it was sold by Abby M. Taylor Fine Art in 2007.

See: Bonhams New York, November 17, 2020, Lot 03, for a small painting of the same subject.

Provenance: Ex-collection Maurice Fenaille, Paris; Sotheby's New York, November 8, 2006, lot 215, sold for $168,000; Abby Taylor Fine Art, purchased in 2007 for $230,000 (Accompanied by a copy of the original receipt, Insurance appraisal); Private Bluffton, South Carolina Collection

Condition

crackle with some cupping, UV shows retouch with some fill at top and bottom likely from losses due to accumulation of foreign matter between stretcher bar and canvas, strip lined on all four sides, linear horizontal bottom left anomaly from painter's build up of paint; frame with abrasions