Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas depicting an evening street scene in Paris, accompanied by letter signed by the artist stating, "I the undersigned Edouard Cortes do hereby certify that the hereto attached titled 'Paris - Boulevard des Capucines in the gay nineties' is an original oil painting painted by myself by hand on canvas. / Edouard Cortes / Lagny s. Marne / October the 25th 1965." Also accompanied by original sales receipt from Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, PA dated February 17, 1966 recording sale of the painting to Mrs. Arthur E. Bone. Stretcher size 18 x 21 in.; SS 17.5 x 21 in.; DOA 26.5 x 30 in.
From the estate of the late Mrs. Arthur E. Bone, formerly of Paoli, Pennsylvania and Pinehurst, North Carolina.
The painting has had continuous ownership by Mrs. Bone since its purchase from Reynolds Gallery in 1966 up until the time of her death in 2009. Original purchase receipt accompanies lot.
$20,000 - 30,000