January 23, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Lot 33: ATTRIBUTED TO EUGÈNE DELACROIX, (FRENCH 1798-1863), "ÉTUDE DE CHEVAL ARABE"(432 views)
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ATTRIBUTED TO EUGÈNE DELACROIX
"ÉTUDE DE CHEVAL ARABE"
Bears signature with initials ''E. D.'' bottom right; also with two unidentifiable handwritten labels verso, oil with traces of white chalk on paper
Sheet Size: 11 3/8 x 8 11/16 in. (28.9 x 22.1cm)
Private Collection, Maryland.
in generally good overall condition apart from a restored tear at lower right, as seen in catalogue/online photo, emanating from lower right edge, above, but NOT touching the 'E.D.' initials. That tear is approx. 1 1/2 inches long. Two approx. pinhead size spots that are whitish in color at bottom edge, center left, appear to be tiny abrasions. The sheet on which this work is executed is backed. The work is matted and framed. On the verso of the backing sheet are tape remnants along two edges (removable)
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