Lot 6020 - ibid122 ibid Old Master & 19 c. Paintings - Wednesday, 06. October 2021, 01.30 PM

FRANCE, 19TH CENTURY

Portrait of a scholar, probably the chemist and physiologist Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier.
Oil on canvas.
102.2 × 83.7 cm.

Provenance:
- Sale Nagyházy, Budapest, 30.11.–1.12.1999.
- Swiss private collection.

Condition:
Oil on canvas. Label verso "Szépművészeti Múzeum (Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts) 453/99". Paint surface with a fine network of craquelure. Colour losses and colour abrasions in parts, particularly along the edges. Sporadic wear on the canvas.
Under UV: minimal retouching in the background and the figure's upper garment visible. Varnish appears in fluorescent green.
Dimensions with frame: 137 × 119.4 cm.

CHF 1 500 / 2 500

€ 1 400 / 2 340

Sold for CHF 3 625 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.