Lot 18Emile Bernard
La Grand-mere de l'Artiste, 1887
Signed Emile Bernard (ll); inscribed and signed peint en 1887/E. Bernard, as well as Portrait par Emile Bernard (19th Siecle)/(la grand me... de l'artiste) on the stretcher; also with remnants of an inscription Bought by me in 1935... The Artist... Bernard... on the stretcher
Oil on canvas
21 3/4 x 17 3/8 inches (55.3 x 44.1 cm)
Leslie Paffrath, Racine, Wisconsin
Sale: Christie's East, New York, Oct. 28, 1998, lot 335
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Wildenstein Institute. It is included in the catalogue raisonne.
Sold for $18,750
Wear in corners. Scattered craquelure. Nailhole in each corner. Unable to detect restoration under UV light.
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