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    Sale 11793

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    Louis Marcoussis (1883-1941)

    Nature morte au journal "L'Oeuvre"'

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    Louis Marcoussis (1883-1941)
    Nature morte au journal "L'Oeuvre"'
    signed and dated '1920 Marcoussis' (lower left)
    gouache on paper
    16 1/8 x 22 1/4 in. (41 x 56.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1920


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    This work is a study for the oil Nature Morte au Journal "L'Oeuvre" (Lafranchis, no. F. 9).

    Provenance

    H. & N. Rothschild, New York.
    René Mendès-France, Paris.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 20 May 1982, lot 26.
    Private collection, Italy, and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ITALIAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    J. Lafranchis, Marcoussis, sa vie, son oeuvre, catalogue complet des peintures, fixés sur verre, aquarelles, dessins, gravures, Paris, 1961, no. D. 21, p. 302 (illustrated).