Lot 8: JEAN BAPTISTE EDOUARD DETAILLE, (FRENCH 1848-1912), "THE GRENADIER"
Fine American & European PaintingsPlatinum House
June 24, 2007
Philadelphia, PA, USA
JEAN BAPTISTE EDOUARD DETAILLE
With artist''s stamp bottom right, oil on canvas
63 1/4 x 34 5/8 in. (160.7 x 87.9cm)
Collection of Albert Smith, New York.
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
note: This lot will be accompanied by a letter from the artist dated Jan 12, 1899 regarding the inception of this painting.
Believed to have been cut from very large mural. Very minor retouch to right of nose (where it has been patched verso) and above knee on right. Some minior cracking. Generally good to very good condition.
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