Auction Preview: Orientalism – Islamic Art – Philhellenism at Tajan, Paris, July 1

General

What: Orientalism – Islamic Art – Philhellenism

Where: Tajan, 37 rue des Mathurins, 75008, Paris

When: July 1, 2:30 PM

Public Viewing: Friday June 28 from 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday June 29 and Sunday June 30 from 11 am to 6 pm

Top Lots at the Sale:

— “L’heure Du The (Tea Time Tea)” — Edy-Legrand (1892-1970); Oil on canvas, signed lower right. Measurement: 96x128cm (37 13/16×50 3/8in.). Featured in lot 93. Estimate: 40,000 EUR – 60,000 EUR (45,500 USD – 68,300 USD).

— “Cavaliers Au Campement D’ain-Kebira (Horsemen by the Ain-Kebira Encampment)” — Edy-Legrand (1892-1970). Mixed media on cardboard, signed lower right. Sight: 64x98cm (25 3/16×38 9/16in.). Featured in lot 94. Estimate: 40,000 EUR – 60,000 EUR (45,500 USD – 68,300 USD).

— “Episode De La Guerre D’independance De La Grece (Episode from the Greek War of Independence)” — Henry Nelson O’neil (1817-1880); Oil on canvas, signed and dated “1870” lower right. Measurement: 80x112cm (31 1/2×44 1/16in.). Featured in lot 281. Estimate: 30,000 EUR – 50,000 EUR (34,150 USD – 56,900 USD).

— “Souvenir De Lisbonne (Souvenir of Lisbon)”, 1928 — Moses Levy (1885-1968); Oil on canvas, signed and dated “1928” lower right. On the back there are two exhibition labels “Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte-Venezia” from 1928, one mentioning the title of the painting in Italian, the other the number “655”. Measurement: 132x132cm (52x52in.). Featured in lot 116. Estimate: 20,000 EUR – 40,000 EUR (22,750 USD – 45,500 USD).

— “Maternite (Motherhood)” — Moses Levy (1885-1968); Oil on canvas, signed and dated “1928” lower right. Door on the back, three exhibition labels “Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte-Venezia 1928” mentioning the title (“Africa”) of the table in Italian, the other two the number “655”. Measurement: 117×164.5cm (46 1/16×64 3/4in.). Featured in lot 117. Estimate:  20,000 EUR – 40,000 EUR (22,750 USD – 45,500 USD).

— “Caravane Traversant L’oued (Caravan Crossing the Wadi)” — Victor Pierre Huguet (1835-1902); Oil on canvas, signed lower right. On the back is an annotated label “Huguet, Le Gue, n ° 8280” and two other labels bearing the numbers “870” and “08”. Measurement: 68x85cm (26 3/4×33 7/16in.). Featured in lot 58. Estimate:  15,000 EUR – 25,000 EUR (17,100 USD – 28,500 USD).

— “Vue De L’entree Du Port D’alger, 1834″ (View Across the Entrance of the Port of Algiers)” — Ferdinand Duboc (1813-1869); Oil on canvas, signed and dated “1834” lower left. Old exhibition label with the number “57” on the lower left. Measurement: 54×97.4cm (21 1/4×38 3/8in.). Featured in lot 30. Estimate:  15,000 EUR – 25,000 EUR (17,100 USD – 28,500 USD). 

— “Arabes Au Repos (Arabs at Rest)” — Gustave-Achille Guillaumet (1840 EUR – 1887); Oil on canvas, signed lower right. Measurement: 54x78cm (21 1/4x30in.). Featured in lot 33. Estimate: 12,000 EUR – 18,000 EUR (13,650 USD – 20,500 USD).

— “Pelerinage Devant La Mosquee (Pilgrimage by the Mosque)” — Attributed to Georges Clairin (1843-1919); Oil on canvas, signed with the artist’s stamp in the middle. Measurement: 80x120cm (31 1/2×47 1/4in.). Featured in lot 35. Estimate:  12,000 EUR – 18,000 EUR (13,650 USD – 20,500 USD).

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