14 June 2006
Joseph Bail (French, 1862-1921)
signed 'Bail Joseph' (lower left)
oil on canvas
39 5/8 x 31 7/8 in. (100.7 x 81 cm.)
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The present work features the French composer Benjamin Godard (1849-1895). Godard studied the violin and composition at the Paris Conservatory, going on to find success with operas such as le Dante et Béatrice and numerous symphonies.
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