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    Sale 3063

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - (including Dutch Impressionism)

    24 - 25 May 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 299

    Paul Michel Dupuy (Pau 1869-1949 Paris)

    Children playing on the beach of Biarritz

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Paul Michel Dupuy (Pau 1869-1949 Paris)
    Children playing on the beach of Biarritz
    signed 'P. M Dupuy' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    50 x 64 cm.


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    This work is a study for a painting, which was exhibited at the Salon of Paris in 1913. A gouverness and children are at the Grand Plage de Biarritz, while on a sandy hill in the background, one can observe La Villa d'Eugénie, the residence of the empress Eugénie (1826-1920), wife of Napoleon III (1808-1873). The frequent visits by the empress gave Biarritz the reputation of Queen of the Beaches and Beach of Kings.

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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    The artist's studio; his sale, Dapsens Scp., Reims, 5 March 1989, lot 9.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Paris, 20 June 2007, lot 107, where acquired by the present owner.