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Masters Sold In Paris

Adele de Cassin became the Marquise Landolfo-Carcano through marriage in 1896.

On May 31, 1912 the Marquise sold part of her collection of old masters in Paris, France. A 1633 Rembrandt portrait of the artist’s sister went for $73,000. Reuben’s “Christ” was offered at $16,000 but went for $13,500. Other pieces went relatively cheap : Daumier’s “The Pork Butcher” – $1,300, Rousseau’s “The Hut In The Forest” – $800, Delacroix’s “Sketch of Himself” – $440 and Corot’s “The Temple” – $210.

Adele de Cassin – Marquise Landolfo-Carcano 1868 by Ricard Gustave

Photo: MAY 31, 1912

Masters Sold In Paris

Adele de Cassin became the Marquise Landolfo-Carcano through marriage in 1896.

On May 31, 1912 the Marquise sold part of her collection of old masters in Paris, France. A 1633 Rembrandt portrait of the artist's sister went for $73,000. Reuben's "Christ" was offered at $16,000 but went for $13,500. Other pieces went relatively cheap : Daumier's "The Pork Butcher" - $1,300, Rousseau's "The Hut In The Forest" - $800, Delacroix's "Sketch of Himself" - $440 and Corot's "The Temple" - $210.

Adele de Cassin - Marquise Landolfo-Carcano 1868 by Ricard Gustave
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