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    Description

    Edouard-Léon Cortès (French, 1882-1969)
    Boulevard de la Madeleine, 1963
    Oil on canvas
    13 x 18 inches (33.0 x 45.7 cm)
    Signed lower right: Edouard Cortès

    PROVENANCE:
    James Vincent Raia, Park Ridge, Illinois;
    Thence by descent to the present owner, 1999.

    We wish to thank Vicki Arnot of Arnot Gallery for confirming the authenticity of this painting. A certificate of authenticity accompanies the lot.

    We would also like to thank Nicole Verdier for confirming the authenticity of this painting, 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.



    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas. Very faint stretcher bar marks visible at lower and right edges, otherwise there appear to be no major condition issues affecting the work.
    Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. Some pigments applied on top of an older, thinner varnish layer. Some modern pigments fluoresce.
    Framed Dimensions 15.5 X 20.5 X 1.25 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2021
    3rd Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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