International Art Auction

June 18, 2013

LOT 143

Lot 143

Louis Victor Felix Mettling (1847-1904)

Louis Victor Felix Mettling (1847-1904)
Lot 143 Details
Louis Victor Felix Mettling (1847-1904), French


Oil on cradled panel; signed and dated ‘84 lower left, titled to gallery label on the frame verso
12.5" x 9" — 31.8 x 22.9 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Louis Victor Felix Mettling (1847-1904)
  • Louis Victor Felix Mettling (1847-1904)

The French Gallery, London, Edinburgh, Montreal and New York, Inventory No. 24554;
Ex. Coll. of Sir William Cornelius Van Horne, Montreal, inventory number V.H. 261 verso;
By descent through the family to the present Private Collection, Toronto


Art Association of Montreal, 1933, No. 158 while owned by Sir William Van Horne


This painting is readily visible in many of the photographs taken of the drawing room at the Van Horne residence on Sherbrooke Street, Montreal


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 143

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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