Edouard-Léon Cortès (French, 1882-1969) Bo...
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DescriptionEdouard-Léon Cortès (French, 1882-1969)
Boulevard de la Madeleine, Trois Quartiers, 1957
Oil on canvas
13 x 18 inches (33.0 x 45.7 cm)
Signed lower right: Edouard Cortès.
With the copyright stamp and no. 24657 on the reverse
Galerie F. Clair, Paris, 1957;
Herbert Arnot, Inc., New York, May 1957;
Noonan Kocian Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, June 1957;
Erwin and Mildred Stupp, St. Louis, Missouri;
By descent to the present owner.
We would like to thank Nicole Verdier for confirming the authenticity of this painting showing the well-known Parisian department store on the left, which will be included in her forthcoming Volume III of Edouard Cortès, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint.
More information about Cortès, Edouard-Léon, also known as Cortès, Edouard Léon, Cortes, Edouard Leon, Cortes, Edouard-Leon.
Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000.
Under UV: heavily applied varnish fluoresces green unevenly. Possible strengthening applied to darkest tones. Some modern pigments fluoresce, the orange tones in particular.
Framed Dimensions 21.25 X 26.25 X 2.5 Inches
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