1 December 2006
Alfred De Dreux (French, 1810-1860)
A Soldier with a Horse in a Landscape
signed 'Alfred De Dreux' (lower left)
oil on canvas
18 x 13 in. (45.7 x 33 cm.)
with Richard Green, London, from whom acquired by the present owner.
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For a note on the artist please see lot 14.
Please note that the man standing with the chestnut horse is a stable-lad, and not a soldier. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Brame et Lorenceau.
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