International Art Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 39

Lot 39

Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)

Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)
Lot 39 Details
Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891), French


Oil on panel; signed and dated 1868 lower right, titled to an inscribed label verso
10" x 12.5" — 25.4 x 31.8 cm.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $2,160
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)
  • Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)
  • Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)

Bernard Prost, Catalogue illustre des oeuvres de N. Berchere, P., Libr. d’Art L. Baschet, ed., 1885, p. 29, col. I-L.15 (without dimensions)


This work is likely the same oil on panel of 1868 entitled Repos de Midi recorded in Prost’s Catalogue illustré des oeuvres de N. Berchère, cited above.

This lot will be included in the forthcoming catalogue being prepared by Bernard E.A. Jeanson, Narcisse Berchere: un paysagiste francais together under the same entry as Prost’s, “Repos de midi, 1868”

We are grateful to Bernard E.A. Jeanson for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 39

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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