Description

    School of FRANÇOIS BOUCHER (French, 1703-1770)
    Putti in Flight
    Red chalk on buff laid paper mounted on cardboard
    9 x 9 inches (22.9 x 22.9 cm)
    Signed lower right by a later hand

    PROVENANCE:
    Chevalier Michel d'Henin;
    Raydon Gallery, New York;
    Private collection, New York.

    EXHIBITED:
    Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, 1979 (label mat verso).


    Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500.

    Condition Report*:

    Good condition.  Overall time toning.  Slight staining on left putti's wrist and in lower left corner.  Areas of the composition appear to have been reinforced at a later date with graphite.  Edges of cardboard taped to a French window mat and backed by an archival board.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    8th Tuesday
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