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    Sale 7653

    Modern and Contemporary Australian and South African Art

    16 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 95

    Irma Stern (1894-1966)

    Malay Girl with Hibiscus

    Price Realised  

    Irma Stern (1894-1966)
    Malay Girl with Hibiscus
    signed and dated 'Irma Stern 1944' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    24 x 24in. (61 x 61cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist through F. and H. Agencies, 11 June 1946, by the late father of the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    The provenance in the printed catalogues should read:
    Acquired from the artist through F. and H. Agencies, 11 June 1946, by the late father of the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY


    Literature

    "The Studio", March 1946, vol. 131, no. 636, p.85 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Belfast, Ulster Museum, 1958.