Lot 262: Cognac Monnet. 1927
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 49 3/4 x 78 3/8 in./126.3 x 199 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris Founded by a group of local vintners in 1838, under the name "Company of the Vineyard Owners of Cognac, Cognac Monnet did not obtain its current name until 1897 when Jean-Gabriel Monnet became the owner of the society. Here, the slogan "sunshine in a glass is interpreted quite literally by Cappiello, as a Bacchus-like nymph expresses adoration for the beverage. (alcohol)
Condition Report: A. Framed.
Dimensions: 49 3/4 x 78 3/8 in./126.3 x 199 cm
Artist or Maker: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942)