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The July 2023 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Jul 28, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1312

Rene Lorrain (French, 1873-1949) Drypoint Etching On Paper, Le Coucher, H 14" W 11"

Estimate: $75 - $150

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Signed in pencil lower right and annotated No 4 lower left. Rene Lorrain studied under Gustave Moreau at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He began exhibiting his color etchings and aquatints at the Paris Salon after 1910. Lorrain's art was awarded a bronze medal in 1920 and a gold medal in 1924. During his career, Rene became best known for his landscapes and city scenes, mostly after the watercolors and paintings of his contemporaries. Lorrain also created etching for illustrated books such as Georges Rodenbach's, "Bruges la Morete" (1930). Lorrain first exhibited at a salon in Nancy and then at the Salon of French Artists from 1910-1939. Frame Measurements H 22" W 17.5" Provenance: Frank H. Boos Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI; From the Estate of Prominent Collector, Leon Zielinski, Macomb County, MI. Provenance: From the Estate of Prominent Collector, Leon Zielinski, Macomb County, MI


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