Lot 1

Bernard Lorjou 1908-1986 French Abstract Painting

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Bernard Lorjou 1908-1986 French Abstract Painting

Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

Starting Bid: $2,500

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July 31, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
Live Auction
Sunrise, FL, US

Description:

Bernard Lorjou (French, 1908-1986) an oversized oil painting on canvas. This colorful depiction of figures is rendered in the abstract expressionism style. Signed by the artist at the lower left. Unframed. Presented on a wood stretcher. This extra large scale gallery size work measures approximately 11 feet on its longest side. Lorjou was the founding member of the anti-abstract art group "L'homme Temoin" ("The Witness Man"), dedicated to defending figurative painting against the abstract movement. He shared the 1948 Critic’s Award with Bernard Buffet.

Dimensions: 118 X 134 X 2 in.

Condition: Good overall condition having mild to moderate age related surface wear, with moderate storage wear to edges and corners. Estate fresh to the market.

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Bid Increments
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$0 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $24,999 $1,000
$25,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $249,999 $10,000
$250,000 $499,999 $25,000
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