22 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
Francois Gall (1912-1987)
Eugénie au bouquet de fleurs assise dans l'atelier de Martel-en-Quercy
signed 'F. gall' (lower left)
oil on canvas
22 x 18¼ in. (55.9 x 46.4 cm.)
Painted circa 1950
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The Comité Francois Gall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa 1960.
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