23 June 2016,
Price realised GBP 2,500
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Hippolyte Petitjean (1854-1929)
with the estate stamp 'Atelier Hipp. Petitjean' (Lugt 2022c; lower left)
Conté crayon and sanguine on paper
21 1/2 x 16 3/8 in. (54.5 x 41.5 cm.)
Drawn in 1896
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Mr Stephane Kempa.
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