Benoit Chirat (1795 - 1870)
Study of Apples on a Branch Sold
Coloured chalks on light blue paper faded to brown, with framing lines in black ink. Inscribed, signed and dated Dessine d’apres nature par Chirat 1839 at the lower right.263 x 357 mm. (10 3/8 x 14 in.)ENQUIRE
The present sheet dates from 1839, before Benoit Chirat’s move from Lyon to Paris.