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Goddess of Discord
Goddess of Discord  
Dear Mr. Boon,

I own a large Symbolist painting that was purchased in Belgium several decades ago and appears to be about 100 years old. It is unfinished but quite powerful, showing 2 warriors, a dead child, and Eris, the Greek Goddess of Discord holding the Apple of Discord.  I do not exactly know if it is Belgian, but I know that many Symbolist painters were.  There is a signature, which is smudged and seems to be in pencil.  See attached photos. Anything you might be able to tell me about the work would be very welcome.  Thank you.

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Dear Sir,

Thank you for your question. The closest artist to your painting is Emile FABRY, but it is NOT. I am not 100% sure, but I believe that it is not a genuine work. You may always send me very detailed photos of signature and back + size to christopheboon@hotmail.com

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Christophe BOON

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I am an expert in BELGIAN Fine Arts, specialised in oil paintings and watercolours of BELGIAN painters from 1850 until 1930. I am also one of leading experts on the well-known Belgian artist Fernand TOUSSAINT(1873-1956).I expertise, buy and sell. Please always email detailed photos if you require a good advice on your private works of art.

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Third generation of expert in Fine Belgian Arts. Second generation leading art gallery in Belgium.

Organizations
Royal Belgian Chamber of Antique Dealers. CINOA: Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres d'Art. SNA: Syndicat National des Antiquaires Français.

Education/Credentials
Commercial director of BOON GALLERY in Brussels (2007). Specialist, Impressionist Art dept, Christie's Paris (2006). Master Degree in Fine & Decorative Arts, Sotheby's London (2005). Bachelor Degree in Fine & Decorative Arts, Sotheby's London (2004).

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