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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 98

    Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron (French, 1848-1901)

    Portrait of a boy, seated, holding an open book

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    Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron (French, 1848-1901)
    Portrait of a boy, seated, holding an open book
    signed and dated 'P. Grolleron/78' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    46 x 35½ in. (117 x 90.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1878.


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    While he received considerable public acclaim during his lifetime for his sincere and highly finished battle scenes, Grolleron was also an accomplished and prolific portrait painter. He exhibited at the Salon de Paris from 1873.

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