February 08, 2020 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Edouard Léon Cortès

(French, 1882-1969)

Place de la République le Soir, circa 1930, signed lower left "Ed. Cortès", inscribed verso in pencil with two addresses, framer's stamp "The Paris American Art Co....Paris", oil on artist board, 6-1/4 x 8-5/8 in.; carved and gilt wood frame, 11-1/4 x 13-1/2 in

Note: The Paris American Art Company was a framer established at 2 rue Bonaparte in 1956. 

Brunk Auctions would like to thank Nicole Verdier for authenticating this painting. It will be included in volume III of EDOUARD CORTES, Catalogue raisonne de l’oeuvre peint. 

Provenance:Collection Lefol, Paris, France; The Paris American Art Company, France; Sotheby's New York: November 1, 1995, Lot 306, as "Place de Clichy"; Property from an Important South Carolina Estate


dirt layer, slight convexity to board, minor abrasions at edges; frame with losses

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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