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Call Number: MS Gen 1643/567
Date of Creation: 1969
Place of Creation: Paris, France
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1517
Content: Autograph letter signed from Gaston Delestre, expert près la cour d'appel de Paris et le tribunal de grande instance de la Seine, to Dennis Farr, 5 Rue Dufrénoy, Paris 16th, 14 February 1969. Regarding the oil on panel attributed to Courbet. In his letter, Delestre says that he thinks the painting is not by Courbet at all as he never visited North Africa, but is by one of pupils, Cherubino Pata, who although also never visited Africa, was inspired by photographs of the region.
Physical Description: 1 page, 27x21cm
Access: Normal conditions
Language: French
Material Type: Letter
Accession Number: 4655
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Gaston De Delestre fl.1969
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