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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 41

    François-Leon Benouville (French, 1821-1859)

    Study of St Francis of Assisi

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    François-Leon Benouville (French, 1821-1859)
    Study of St Francis of Assisi
    signed, inscribed and dated 'L. Benouville/Rome 1845' (lower right) and further inscribed 'Bénouville/François Léon/1821/1859/Prix de Rome en 1843/au Louvre - St François d'assise, ****forté mourant/Ste Marie des Anges, bénil la ville d'assise.' (on the reverse)
    pencil
    7¾ x 6½ in. (19.7 x 16.5 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN