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    Sale 7543

    The Art of the Surreal (immediately following the Impressionist and Modern Art, Evening Sale)

    4 February 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 175

    André Masson (1896-1987)

    La rose d'Artémise

    Price Realised  

    André Masson (1896-1987)
    La rose d'Artémise
    signed and dated 'André Masson 1939' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    13 1/8 x 16¼ in. (33.2 x 41.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1939


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    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, by 1942 (no. 10986).
    Anonymous sale, Guy Loudmer, Paris, 25 March 1984, lot 51.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    St. Petersburg, Florida, Salvador Dalí Museum, André Masson: the 1930s, October - January 2000, no. 44 (illustrated p. 108).