GEORGES HUGUES MERLE (FRENCH, 1851–1886)
GEORGES HUGUES MERLE (FRENCH, 1851–1886)
GEORGES HUGUES MERLE (FRENCH, 1851–1886)
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GEORGES HUGUES MERLE (FRENCH, 1851–1886)

Esther

Details
GEORGES HUGUES MERLE (FRENCH, 1851–1886)
Esther
signed and dated 'Hugues.Merle.1885' (lower left)
oil on canvas
57 ¼ x 37 5/8 in. (145.5 x 95.5 cm.)
Provenance
Percy A. Rockefeller.
His sale; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 24 March 1938, lot 25 (as 'Hugues Merle' and erroneously listed as dated '1875').
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Lot Essay


In the present work Esther is flanked by King Ahasuerus and an attendant.

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