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Lot 30: Déesse. ca. 1898
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 43 x 58 5/8 in./109.2 x 149 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris "Déesse ("Goddess) was a name used in France by the British bicycle manufacturer Rudge. For it, Pal gives us a bold and startling image, with a virtually nude soaring nymph holding a bike aloft for an admiring crowd. As befits a goddess, she not only rules over the Paris skyline, but over the entire world, as evidenced by the international make-up of the awestruck populace below. (bicycle, bike)
Condition Report: B+/ Slight tears at folds. Framed.
Dimensions: 43 x 58 5/8 in./109.2 x 149 cm
Artist or Maker: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942)
Date: ca. 1898