Edouard Leon Cortes
French, 1882-1969
Oil on canvas, signed lower right
Parisian street scene at dusk outside Palais Garnier. Framed, label to verso for International Galleries, Chicago.

  • Acquired from the artist by the International Galleries;
    Purchased by Dr. & Mrs. Herman Shyken July 5th, 1967;
    By descent.

    Documents extant consist of a notarized evaluation dated January 26th, 1973, executed by one John F. Norwood of St. Louis, and a July 5th, 1967 certification by International Galleries executed by Samuel E. Johnson, director, stating the acquisition of the painting by Dr. & Mrs. Herman Shyken from International Galleries, who acquired the work directly from the artist.
  • Dimensions:
  • Stretcher: 15 x 18 in. (38.1 x 45.7 cm.), frame: 24 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (62.2 x 69.9 cm.)
  • Artist Name:
  • Edouard Leon Cortes
  • Medium:
  • Oil on canvas, signed lower right
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