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    Sale 2459 | Lot 181
    Price Realized: $12,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2459 Lot 181

      JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964) "WHERE IS THIS BOWER BESIDE THE SILVER THAMES?" 1930.
      39 3/4x49 1/2 inches, 101x125 3/4 cm. Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd., Leeds.
      Condition B+: mat staining and repaired tears in margins; creases in margins and image; colors attenuated.
      A visitor to Dupas' studio once noted a quotation from Voltaire pinned to wall: "Decadence is produced by doing things the easy way and by being lazy about doing them well, by being sated with beauty, and by a taste for the bizarre" (French Art Deco p. 90). Plakat Kunst p. 120, Richmond p. 116.

      Estimate $15,000 - 20,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $12,500

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