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    EDOUARD-LÉON CORTÈS (French, 1882-1969)
    Avenue de l'Opéra sous la pluie, circa 1950-55
    Oil on canvas
    13-1/8 x 18-1/8 inches (33.3 x 46.0 cm)
    Signed lower right: Edouard Cortès
    Bears artist's stamp verso


    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 wear along the extreme edges with a small accretion at the center right top edge and minor abrasion in the lower right corner; under UV exam, there appear to be flecks of minor inpainting along the right and bottom extreme edges, a 1-inch spot near the center top edge, slightly visible in natural light, several flecks in the sky along the dome, a small dot near the top of the far right building, a possible quarter-size spot in the street below the pedestrians at far right, and a dot to the right of the artist's signature. Framed Dimensions 20.5 X 25.375 Inches
    *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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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    10th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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