Discovery of a portrait of Fragonard missing for 200 years

Discovery of a portrait of Fragonard missing for 200 years

A reading Philosopher was found, in its original frame, during an inventory of succession. Estimated between 1,5 and 2 million euros, it will be subject to vente aux enchères, next June 26 in Épernay.

A masterpiece by Fragonard (1732-1806), representing a Philosopher reading, was found during an estate inventory, the auction house announced on Thursday Auctions-Champagne and the cabinet of Turquin experts in Paris who authenticated it.

 

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