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    ALBERT BETTANNIER (French, 1851-1932)
    An Auction at the Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1921
    Oil on canvas
    31-3/4 x 39-3/8 inches (80.6 x 100.0 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: Alb. Bettannier. / 1921.

    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, New York, May 23, 1996, lot 399.


    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; canvas appears to be slightly loose on stretcher and slightly undulating along the upper right edge; frame abrasions along lower left and upper right extreme edges; scattered flecks of dry flaking throughout; under UV exam, there appear to be scattered spots of minor overpaint/strengthening in audience members' faces, hair and clothing details, the largest being the seated gentleman's draped scarf at far left, and inpainting in the ladder support beam far right. Framed Dimensions 39.5 X 47.25 Inches
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    December, 2014
    10th Wednesday
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