4 November 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980)
Dessin préparatoire, femme allongée
stamped with signature 'T. DE LEMPICKA' (lower right)
pencil on paper squared for transfer
6 1/8 x 9¼ in. (15.6 x 23.5 cm.)
Drawn circa 1926
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Alain Blondel has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
This and the following drawing (lot 142) are preparatory studies for the circa 1926 painting Femme allongée dans l'herbe (Blondel, B.75).
Also see note to lot 263 in the Impressionist and Modern Art Day sale.
Ira Perrot, Paris (acquired from the artist).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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