Paul Valery portrait of famous wife Jeannie Gobbillard +/- 1900 - For Sale

Paul Valery portrait of famous wife Jeannie Gobbillard +/- 1900
Price: $35000.00
Paul Valery 1871 1945 ~ portrait of his wife, Jeannie Gobillard (Madame Paul Valery) 19 x 11 inches ~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir (a close friend of Jeannie) made a famous portrait of Jeannie Valery, as well as artists Berthe Morisot, and Julie Manet ~ this however must rank as an equally significant portrait, one could argue right up there in importance with Renoir ~ Paul Valery was a polymath; many state he wrote the most significant French poem of the 20TH Century, La Jeune Parque'; but apart from writing this masterpiece he is also known for writing 261 notebooks, with reflections on science and mathematics, as well as countless illustrations and doodahs ~ the portrait on offer falls certainly not in this category; it is an accomplished piece, depicting Madame Valery on the bed; it is a large work of historical importance, for all of the reasons mentioned, a very important period piece... Provenance Drouot auction house, framed with glass; condition very good indeed

Art (paintings, prints, frames)
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Seller Details :
Mark Oliver
15 Wyandot Ave
Algonquin Island
Toronto
Ontario-M5J2E6
Canada
Contact Details :
Email : imtherefore@gmail.com
Phone : 14162038608

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