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    EDOUARD-LÉON CORTÈS (French, 1882-1969)
    L'Arc de Triomph et l'avenue Friedland
    Oil on canvas
    13 x 18 inches (33.0 x 45.7 cm)
    Signed lower right: Edouard Cortès

    PROVENANCE:
    Findlay Galleries, Inc., Chicago (label verso);
    Sotheby's Arcade, Modern and Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, February 21, 1990, lot 151;
    Sotheby's Arcade, Modern and Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, February 28, 1992, lot 108.


    More information about EDOUARD-LÉON CORTÈS, also known as Cortes, Edouard-Léon, Cortès, Edouard Léon, Cortes, Edouard Leon, Cortes, Edouard-Leon, Edouard-Leon Cortes, Edouard-Léon Cortès.



    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; minor frame abrasions along extreme edges; stretcher creases along all four edges; surface grime/discolored varnish layer; under UV exam, appears to be scattered dots of in-painting along extreme edges to address frame wear, a minor touchup in sky near tips of trees at upper right, as well as spots of overpaint in man and woman by tree and street stand at left, in carriage driver and horse in foreground, carriage in background, and in the three largest figures at far right.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    November, 2013
    8th Friday
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