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Lot 91

Antoine Blanchard O/C Paris Street Scene, Place Du Tertre a Montmartre

Estimate: $4,000 - $4,400

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Antoine Blanchard (French, 1910-1988) oil on canvas Impressionist Parisian street scene painting titled "Place Du Tertre a Montmartre". The bustling scene includes pedestrians walking on either side of the street, an artist with an easel, and a carriage in the square near the summit of the city's elevated Montmartre quarter. Colorful signage and glowing lights add warmth to the scene. Signed lower left "Antoine.Blanchard." The painting is titled and additionally signed in black marker verso. Housed in a modern gilt carved frame with a cream velour mat and gilt wood liner. Sight: 12 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W. Framed: 21 3/4" H x 26 1/2" W.

Note: The painting retains the original COA dated 1973. The COA is signed by the artist and bears the artist's stamp. It is registered under the number 94587. The painting also retains a notarized letter guaranteeing authenticity from the W. T. Burger Company.

Artist's Biography: Antoine Blanchard began his study of fine arts in Rennes for three years and then studied at the School of Fine Arts in Paris for four years. He exclusively painted Parisian street scenes, depicting the city in all seasons but always in 1900. (Adapted from Dictionnaire Critique et Documentaire Des Peintres Sculpteurs Dessinateurs et Graveurs, New Edition, Volume II, by E. Benezit, published by Editions Grund, 1999, p. 374).


Overall very good condition.

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