Important American Furniture, Paintings, Folk Art and Decorative Arts – January 22, 2013 Auction Results

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Lot 281

281: Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891) 281: Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891) 281: Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891) 281: Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891) 281: Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891) 281: Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891) 281: Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891) 281: Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891) 281: Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891)

Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891)

Portrait of a Cardinal Circa 1876-1879
Signed on verso in red crayon: "Georges Seurat"
Black crayon on blue rag paper with watermark "DC"
18 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches

Provenance: The collection of Felix Feneon;
Schweitzer gallery, New York;
Arthur Deane, Greenwich, Connecticut;
Charles Marshall Peabody, Sarasota, Florida;
Thence by descent to the present owner

Literature: C.M. de Hauke, Seurat et son Oeuvre, Paris 1961, no. 317 {Tete D'Homme, De Trois-Quart, Barbe en Fourche}

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000

Price Realized: $5,580