Lot 343
Joseph Richard Fleury (French, 1797-1890), The Letter
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed and dated at middle left "1845 Richard Fleury," the verso with stencil of artist supplier Prosper Souty of Paris, presented in a later composition frame.

SS 13.25 x 8.25 in.; DOA 21.5 x 16.25 in.

Estate of the Late Richard Rivoire of Charles County, Maryland and Raleigh, North Carolina. A noted historical architect, J. Richard Rivoire was a native of Charles County, Maryland and the first to do extensive documentation of historic structures in that county. He moved to Raleigh in 2005 and was actively engaged in the research and documenting of historic structure in this region.

Canvas needs to be re-stretched; stable craquelure.

$500 - 700