CHARLES GUILLOUX

Dusk on the Ile d’Herblay Oil on canvas 33 x 46 cm Signed and dated lower right Guilloux 95 PROVENANCE: Private collection, France A self-taught artist fascinated by the color theories of Chevreuil and Odgen Rood, Guilloux exhibited for the first time in 1892, at the Salon des Artistes Indépendants. The eight works that he…

FRENCH SCHOOL, MID -17TH CENTURY

Element from a funerary monument White marble 112,5 x 22 x 30 cm Our funerary monument represents a length of fabric draped across an entablature, framed by two skulls and surmounted in the center by two crossed bones and a jawbone; we situate its making to France and date it to the mid-17th century. On the…

AIME-JULES DALOU

(1838 Paris 1902) The Embroideress Large preliminary version in terra cotta Height: 42,8 cm ; width at base: 30 cm ; depth at base: 18 cm 1870 “A charming and original thing is The Embroideress by M. Jules Dalou, a student of Carpeaux: this is a young woman in modern dress, seated in a chair, and doing needlework. The…

JEAN-ROBERT-NICOLAS LUCAS DE MONTIGNY

(1747 Rouen – Paris 1810) Portrait of Honoré-Gabriel Riquetti, Comte de Mirabeau (1749-1791) Bust to the waist in terracotta H.: 46 cm; W.: 28 cm. Signed and dated under where the arm ends: Lucas 1790 / Montigny Even while illustrating the not well known personality of the sculptor Lucas de Montigny—the only artist to have…

JEAN-BAPTISTE II LEMOYNE

(Paris, 1704-Paris, 1778) Presumed portrait of Madame Mazeline Bust in terra cotta Total height : 55 cm Base height : 10 cm Base in Breche marble 1743 Provenance : Private collection, Ile de France Born into a dynasty of artists including Simon Guillain, his paternal grandfather, his father, Jean-Louis, and his uncle Jean-Baptiste I, all…

AUGUSTE RODIN

(1840-1917) Assemblage of Two Hands Study for The Cathedral Bronze with brown patina 15 x 9 x 6,2 cm Signed : A. Rodin Bears the number : 4/12 and the museum stamp Conceived in 1900 and cast in January 1944 Sand cast Provenance : Musée Rodin, Paris; Minet collection (acquired from the above, 1944); Private collection; Drouot, Gros &…

DANIEL DUMONSTIER

Portrait of a gentleman Red and black chalk and pastel, stumping 255 x 187 mm circa 1630 Daniel Dumonstier was part of one of the most important family of portraitists in Europe during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He enjoyed great favour at court, in 1601 he  was appointed painter to the Dauphin (later Louis…

ERCOLE BAZZICALUVA

Pisa c. 1610 – after 1641 Florence View of Mallorca Pen and ink Inscribed: Maiorca  220 x 360 mm   Ercole Bazzicaluva was born in Pisa in the early 1600s. He was trained in Florence, at a time when it was dominated by the Médicis, in the workshop of Giulio Parigi. As a talented draughtsman…