• Impressionist Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2218

    Impressionist Modern Works on Paper

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 141

    Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980)

    Dessin préparatoire, femme allongée

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Provenance

    Ira Perrot, Paris (acquired from the artist).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION