International Art

September 1924, 2020
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LOT 504

Lot 504

Edouard Jean Baptiste Detaille (1848-1912)

Edouard Jean Baptiste Detaille (1848-1912)
Lot 504 Details
Edouard Jean Baptiste Detaille (1848-1912), French


Oil on cradled panel; signed and dated 1899 lower left, titled to a catalogue description attached to the verso that reads:

'Before a gabled barn are two dragoons in red and green uniforms, an officer astride a roan horse and a trumpeter dismounted and sponging down the legs of a gray. In the fields behind, in the right middle distance, other soldiers of the same troop moving away from the observer across the grass'
17 x 21.75 in — 43.2 x 55.2 cm

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Realised: $12,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Edouard Jean Baptiste Detaille (1848-1912)
  • Edouard Jean Baptiste Detaille (1848-1912)
  • Edouard Jean Baptiste Detaille (1848-1912)

With an unidentified typeset label attached to the verso where this lot is titled: 'At the Manoeuvres', with a description of the scene, entered as, Cat. No. 36;
Schweitzer Gallery, New York, New York stamp to the centre stretcher;
Frederick W. Thom Limited, Toronto gallery label verso;
Private Collection, Toronto


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LOT 504

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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