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    Guillaume Seignac (French, 1870-1924)
    Cupid and Venus
    Oil on canvas
    39-1/2 x 32 inches (100.3 x 81.3 cm)
    Signed lower right: G-Seignac

    PROVENANCE:
    The Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona;
    Christie's, New York, February 15, 1995, lot 35;
    Private collection, Connecticut, acquired at the above;
    Sotheby's, New York, April 24, 2009, lot 48;
    Private collection, New York.

    Damien Bartoli confirmed the authenticity of this work in the Sotheby's sale of 2009.


    Condition Report*: Glue-lined canvas; frame wear with abrasions, most notably along top edge with a couple tiny flakes of loss; areas where pigment is thin; under UV light, there appears to be significant inpaint in several areas, most notably in female's face and arms, child's upper half, and in upper half of background. Framed Dimensions 35.5 X 44.5 X 4 Inches
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    December, 2016
    7th Wednesday
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