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    Sale 3065

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    1 - 2 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 152

    Corneille (1922-2010)

    L'Afrique me hante (Africa Haunts Me)

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    Corneille (1922-2010)
    L'Afrique me hante (Africa Haunts Me)
    signed and dated 'Corneille ''70' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'L'Afrique me hante Corneille 70' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    100 x 100cm.
    Painted in 1970

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    Lefebre Gallery, New York.
    Private Collection, Pittsburgh.
    Thence by descent to the present owner.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, 1970.
    Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Art in residence, 1973-1974.