13 May 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 20,000
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000
Francoise Gilot (b. 1921)
signed and inscribed 'l'amitié de F. Gilot' (lower right); dated 'Avril 54' (on the reverse)
blue and green wax crayons on paper
19 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (50.3 x 65 cm.)
Drawn in April 1954
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Françoise Gilot has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris.
James Byrnes, Los Angeles; sale, Los Angeles Modern Auctions, 6 March 2011, lot 42.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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