Lot 36: A. Mathieu. 1898
November 18, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: L. GOUVERNEUR & E. LÉGER Size: 45 5/8 x 31 5/8 in./116 x 80.2 cm Matot-Braine, Reims Similar to Colonial-era American paintings, this two sheet design soberly showcases the evolution of the A. Mathieu firm. In the far right, a man peddles frantically to keep up with a sporty woman on an early motorcycle. Further on, a couple in a car bid a stoic adieu to the now-defunct modes of transport.
Condition Report: B-/ Slight tears & stains at folds & edges.
Dimensions: 45 5/8 x 31 5/8 in./116 x 80.2 cm
Artist or Maker: L. GOUVERNEUR & E. LÉGER