12 - 13 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Charles Gaudelet (French, d. 1870)
Beetles, a grasshopper and a centipede; and Beetle and moths
both signed and dated 'Ch. Gaudelet. 1841' (lower centre)
watercolour, bodycolour and gum arabic on a printed base
8½ x 11¼ in. (21.6 x 28.5 cm.)
a pair (2)
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Charles Gaudelet was a master of stained glass working in Lille in the latter half of the 19th Century. Whilst his stained glass windows still decorate the churches of Saint-Maurice, Saint-André, and Saint-Etienne in Lille, drawings by him are rare.
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