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Adrien Moreau (French, 1843-1906)
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Adrien Moreau (French, 1843-1906)

Beneath the cherry blossom

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Adrien Moreau (French, 1843-1906)
Beneath the cherry blossom
signed and dated 'Adrien-Moreau. 1881' (lower right)
oil on canvas
34 7/8 x 21½ in. (88.6 x 54.6 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 2 May 2000, lot 137.
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Lot Essay

A student of Pils, Moreau is best known for his fine handling of horses. His natural skill for observation did not mean he became conventional. He showed at the Salon from 1868 and his works are found in museums in Troyes, Nantes and Carcassonne.

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