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30 October 2016, 11:00 EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 68: Automobile Club de France. 1904(226 views)
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Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Description: Artist: JULES ABEL FAIVRE (1867-1945) Size: 48 3/4 x 49 5/8 in./124 x 126 cm Littre, Paris Pictured in front of the Grand Palais, an exquisite young lady in ermine goes for a wintertime drive to promote the Automobile Club de France's 1904 exhibition. While not a terribly elaborate or thrilling composition, the rich quality of the design combined with the blissful perfection of the latest open-air automobile would have been enough to spark public interest in the event. (auto, great art nouveau)
Condition Report: B/ Slight stains & tears, largely at edges & seam.
Dimensions: 48 3/4 x 49 5/8 in./124 x 126 cm
Artist or Maker: JULES ABEL FAIVRE (1867-1945)