International Art Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 40

Lot 40

Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)

Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891)
Lot 40 Details
Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891), French


Oil on canvas; signed lower right, titled, “Bords du Nil” inscribed “Berchere” and numbered “No. 642” in pen and ink to an unidentified partial label to the stretcher, the stretcher inscribed: “D.R.N.Y. 642” with the remains of another gallery label with typeset letters “New-York” verso
16" x 26" — 40.6 x 66 cm.

Estimate $6,000-$9,000

Realised: $6,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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

With partial gallery labels, one with lettering “New York”; another partial label with the title remaining, the stretcher inscribed “D.R.N.Y. 642”


This lot will be included in the forthcoming catalogue being prepared by Bernard E.A. Jeanson, Narcisse Berchere: un paysagiste francais.

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


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 40

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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