Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 114

Henry Schafer (Fr, 1833-1916), Cathedral View, O/C

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property of a Okatie, SC Estate


Henry Schafer (French, 1833-1916), A View of a Cathedral, Oil on Canvas, signed lower left, depicting a European street scene with figures and towering cathedral, with label on verso titling the work as 'A view of the Cathedral (Church Saint-Ouen and Abbey Saint-Ouen), Rouen', with gallery label on verso from 'Kurt E. Schon, Ltd. Fine Art, New Orleans', in a giltwood frame. Frame size: 36 in. x 30 in.

Schafer was a Victorian-era artist who studied at l'Ecole National de Beaux-Arts, Paris. He painted town and city scenes and cathedral interiors in Belgium, Germany and France.

Measurements: Height: by sight 31 in. x Width: 24 in.


Good condition, craquelure, wear and some losses to frame.

Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the conditions of aging. Complete condition reports are available by request, no later than 24 hours prior to the live auction. All lots are offered and sold 'as is', and Everard Auctions will not provide refunds based on condition. Timepiece movements, lighting and electrics have not been tested, and art has not been examined out of the frame unless otherwise stated. We do not guarantee the condition of frames. By placing a bid, either in person, by phone, absentee or via the Internet, you signify that you agree to be bound by the conditions of sale. Everard Auctions does not provide any shipping or packing services. We recommend that all potential buyers obtain pack/ship estimates prior to bidding. Please contact us for a list of recommended shippers.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay