Lot 2: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. ALCAZAR D'ÉTÉ. Circa 1895. 47x34 inches, 119x87 cm. Ch. Levy, Paris.Platinum House
December 18, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
DESIGNER UNKNOWN ALCAZAR D'ÉTÉ. Circa 1895.
47x34 1/4 inches, 119 1/2x87 cm. Ch. Levy, Paris.
Condtion B+ / B: restored losses, abrasions, restoration and overpainting along vertical and horizontal folds; creases in margins and image.
"This upside down dance well illustrates the fragile man to woman relationship and the inherent risk of the woman finding herself on the floor" (Beauty and the Beast p. 10). Beauty and the Beast p. 10.