Emile Schuffenecker, drawing, Live Auction, November 6th, SOLD
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LOT N°22 SOLD
Claude Emile SCHUFFENECKER (1851-1934) / Paul GAUGUIN (1848-1903)
Schuffenecker's signature lower left Studio Stamp lower right
Stamp of Paul Gauguin's signature
25,8 x 32,9 cm
Provenance : Schuffenecker's collection
Tears and fold
Gauguin and Emile Schuffenecker, a minor painter of the Pont-Aven school, first met in 1872. Both were then employed in a stockbroker's office. Until the early 1890s when they quarrelled, Schuffenecker gave great support to Gauguin. He encouraged Gauguin to take up a career as a painter, often inviting him to dine and, on a number of occasions, to stay. He also had the idea for the 1889 Exhibition at the Volpini Gallery, a key moment in Gauguin's influence on young painters.
Estimate : 600 - 800 euros (See currency Exchange)
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