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(chartres, 1751 - Nice, 1847)

Author : Sergent-Marceau (Antoine-Louis-François) (chartres, 1751 - Nice, 1847)
Size : Height: 9.45 Inches. Width: 7,28 Inches.

More details : Pen and ink and aquarelle
Signed and dated 1786
At the bottom on the left, the mark of the Beurdeley collection (L,421)
De plus près :

The Palais Royal roast chestnut market.

Under a sunshade surmounted by a lis flower, the roast chestnut seller is standing in a frock dress surrounded by clients.
On the left, some elegant people join the crowd while solders and other passers by push each other to get served.
On the right, a man with one knee on the floor, picks up the chestnuts.
Children run all over, Cheering up and animating the scene.
On the roof of the Palais Royal workers are repairing it.

Background history:
Muhlbacher collection, sold at the Georges Petit Gallery, 15-18 of May 1899
N° 296 sold to Beurdeley.
Collection A. Beurdeley Collection, sold 13-15 of May 1905, Georges Petit Gallery, N°256.
Georges Bourgarel Collection, sold 15-16 of June 1922.
N°223, reproduction
Mister and Madam René Kieffer Collection, sold on 29th of May 1969.
Paris, Living room of the George V hotel, N°74 reproduction.

Reproduced by the Company of drawing master reproduction, a consecrated brochure at the Bourgarel Collection, 1914.

Universal exhibition of 1900, pavilion of Paris City Hall, n°287 bis.
The little masters of the XVIII century, Paris, 1920, n° 490.

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