40. [French school]

DEBUCOURT, Philibert-Louis (attributed to)

A young lady fainting.

Ca. 1780

Painting, oil on panel, 10,5 x 8 cm, unsigned, ms. note on verso: "peint par Debucourt" (very tiny cracks in upper part).

In gilt frame (not studied outside frame). Good condition.

Rare example of a figure study painted by Debucourt (1755-1832), also known under the title "Jeune femme évanouie". Debucourt is mainly known for genre scenes and his engraved oeuvre.
Ref. M. Fenaille, L'oeuvre gravé de P.-L. Debucourt, 1899, n. 19 with reprod. p. 307. - Exposition Debucourt, Paris, Musée des Arts décoratifs, 1920, n. XII, with reprod.
Prov. Anthime Pierre Louis Ménard (1860-1923), French politician (mentioned in the 1899 cat.).

€ 3.000 / 4.000

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