Lot 78

Léon Cogniet (1794-1880): Une Femme de brigand italien

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
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Oil on canvas, 1825, signed with initials 'LC' lower left, with an indistinct inkstamp on the reverse.

14 x 10 3/4 in., 19 x 16 1/2 in. (frame).

Literature: L.D. Ambrosini, Peasants in French Painting, 1815-184: The Romantic Roots of the Realist Mode, Ph.D. dissertation, NYU, 1989, pp. XXV, 434, no. 335, fig. 292 (engraving after the painting); V. Pomerede, B. Lesage, and C. Stefani, Achille-Etna Michallon, exhibition catalogue, Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1994, p. 125, no. 80; B. Lesage, Achille-Etna Michallon, catalogue de l'oeuvre peint, Gazette des Beaux-Arts, Oct. 1997, p. 137; M. Korchane, in Le Temps des passions: Collections romantiques des musées d'Orléans,  exhibition catalogue, 1997, p. 295, n. 4-5; B. Lesage in O. Bonfair, ed., Maesta di Roma: d'Ingres a Degas, les artistes francais a Rome, 2003, pp. 253, fig. 103a, p. 523, nn. 2-3; M. Korchane, in Entre Lumieres & romantisme: dessins du musée des beaux-arts d'Orleans, 2006, p. 180; S. Bann, Léopold Robert and the Afterlife of Antiquity, in Regarding Romantic Rome, 2007, p. 76, n. 12 (reference to engraving).

 

Presumably Louis-Joseph-August Coutan; sold Petit & Schroth, Paris, April 1830, Lot 13; Monsieur Mainnemare; sold Paris, Feb. 21, 1843; Galerie Terrades, Paris; Neal Fiertag, Paris.

The Estate of Matthew Rutenberg

Condition

Some unobtrusive craquelure. Otherwise in good condition.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.