• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 307

    A FRENCH WHITE MARBLE GROUP ENTITLED 'LA TOILETTE DE VENUS'

    BY AUGUSTE MOREAU (1834-1917), CIRCA 1880

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    A FRENCH WHITE MARBLE GROUP ENTITLED 'LA TOILETTE DE VENUS'
    BY AUGUSTE MOREAU (1834-1917), CIRCA 1880
    Inscribed to the base 'Aug. Moreau'
    36 in. (91.5 cm.) high


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    Born in Dijon, the third son of sculptor and painter Jean-Baptiste Moreau, Auguste Louis Mathurin Moreau trained with his brother Mathurin. He regularly exhibited at the Salon until 1913. His subject matter consists of genre scenes, allegorical figures and romantic subjects.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR (LOTS 300-324)