French, (1883-1970)
Les Forains
oil on canvas
signed lower left "Bombois C.lle"

oil on canvas
18 x 15 inches

  • Provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut.
  • Notes: A label from Perls Gallery, New York, New York is on the reverse. A label from Arthur Lenars & Co. Paris, France is on the reverse.

    The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Olivier Lorquin and Didier Jumaux from Dina Vierny Galerie, Paris, France. A copy of the certificate of authenticity will accompany the lot.

    Framed dimensions: 24 1/2 x 21 1/4 x 2 inches

    Tags: listed artist, circus performers, oil painting, 20th century, European, French
  • Condition: overall very good condition; wax lined canvas; a few tiny dots of inpaint to the lower edge; a few other scattered tiny dots of restoration apparent under UV
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