4 November 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 96,100
Estimate USD 35,000 - USD 45,000
Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)
signed and dated 'YVES TANGUY 38' (lower right)
gouache on paper
3 1/8 x 9 3/8 in. (7.9 x 23.8 cm.)
Painted in 1938
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Pierre Matisse, New York.
By descent from the above to the late owner.
Please note this work will be seen by the Tanguy Committee on November 18th.
Property from the Estate of Pierre-Noël Matisse
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