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Catalogue of the collections of the American Art Association to be absolutely sold by auction to settle the estate of the late RAustin Robertson; part first . sseauat LIsle Adam, in 1840. It was a souvenir of Bas-Breau,whence he had brought many sketches and studies from nature,and he threw himself into the work upon it heart and soul. Hisenthusiasm made it the most important of his productions, andhis affection for it so increased with the time which he spentupon it that he could not be induced to part with it. even for thepurpose of an exhibition. At his death it was found in his studioamong

Catalogue of the collections of the American Art Association to be absolutely sold by auction to settle the estate of the late RAustin Robertson; part first . sseauat LIsle Adam, in 1840. It was a souvenir of Bas-Breau,whence he had brought many sketches and studies from nature,and he threw himself into the work upon it heart and soul. Hisenthusiasm made it the most important of his productions, andhis affection for it so increased with the time which he spentupon it that he could not be induced to part with it. even for thepurpose of an exhibition. At his death it was found in his studioamong Stock Photo
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Catalogue of the collections of the American Art Association to be absolutely sold by auction to settle the estate of the late RAustin Robertson; part first . sseauat LIsle Adam, in 1840. It was a souvenir of Bas-Breau,whence he had brought many sketches and studies from nature,and he threw himself into the work upon it heart and soul. Hisenthusiasm made it the most important of his productions, andhis affection for it so increased with the time which he spentupon it that he could not be induced to part with it. even for thepurpose of an exhibition. At his death it was found in his studioamong the other accumulations of his industrious life, and at thesale of his effects afterwards, this sublime page from the greatbook of Nature for the first time left the hands of its creator. Signed at the left. Canvas. Height, 64 inches; length, 102inches. Collection of M, Durand Fuel, Paris, 1882. Purchased hy Mmat the sale of the artists studio. ANTIQUE CHINESE BRONZES BARYE BRONZES OLD AND MODERN ENAMELS JAPANESE BRONZES 153 154 15a 156 1-; Sale, Monday Afternoon, April 11thAT THE AMERICAN ART GALLERIES BEGINNING AT 2.30 OCLOCK ANTIQUE CHINESE BRONZES. 153 Figure of Hindoo Divinity. Seated on a lotus-flower base.Chased gilt bronze, studded withjewels of ruby tint. Height, withstand of teakwood, 7J^ inches;diameter, 3 inches. 154 Small Censer. Form of lotus- j^je^s flower with straight stem and ^^~/£foot. Carefully chased and fin-ished in dark patine. Leaf-shapecover. Height, 3)4 inches; length,with stem, 12 inches. 155 Temple Censer. Formed by elephant with a vase on his back, for joss sticks orincense. The vase is ornamented with borders. Theelephant is richly decorated Avith trappings, etc. Height,TM inches. With teak-stand. 156 Small Censer. Form of an archaic sacrificial cup; brown patine finish. Has a ring-handlewith head of dragon, and fret border.It is raised on three slender feet.Height, o}4 inches; diameter, 5 inches. 157 Censer. Yellow bronze with Nashiji patine. Th