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    Sale 5403

    Nineteenth Century European Art

    24 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    Edouard Alexandre Sain (French, 1830-1910)

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    Edouard Alexandre Sain (French, 1830-1910)
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    signed and dated 'Edouard Sain 1896' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    25½ x 21¼ in. (64.8 x 54 cm.)

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    Edouard Sain studied at the Beaux-Arts in Paris whilst at the studio of Picot. He helped Picot to paint the copy of the official portrait of the Emperor from 1861-1863. He travelled to Italy and Pompeii with Henner and Leroux. Showing work at the Salon on these themes, he returned to Italy regularly, painting Rome, Naples and Capri extensively.

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