Live Auction

The April 2023 Auctions: Day 1

Thu, Apr 13, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1

Albert Ernest Carrier Belleuse (French, 1824-1887) Bronze Sculpture La Liseuse, H 31''

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

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Artist signed. Gold bronze and ivory. Fine cast with detail. La LIseuse or The Reader. Belleuse was one of the founding members of the SociÈtÈ Nationale des Beaux-Arts, and was made an officer of the Legion of Honour. Provenance: The estate of a prominent Grosse Pointe, MI collector. Provenance: The estate of a prominent Lakeshore Drive, Grosse Pointe, MI private collector.


Broken missing finger. Bronze is in good condition and finely detailed. jw | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the ìRequest Condition Reportî or ìAsk a Questionî buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.