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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 460

    Jean Lurcat (1892-1966)

    La belle Portugaise

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Lurcat (1892-1966)
    La belle Portugaise
    signed twice 'Lurçat' (lower left and right)
    oil on canvas
    47 1/8 x 20 in. (119.7 x 50.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1927


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    Provenance

    Galerie Stiébel, Paris (1962-1964).
    Gallery Meier Metcalfe Klopfer, Naples, Florida.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1997.


    Literature

    R. Charmet, "Cinq artistes interrogent le visage," Arts, 13-19 June 1962, p. 16, no. 873.
    C.-G. Stiébel, Mon ami Jean Lurçat, peintre de chevalet, Paris, 1962, pl. 17 (illustrated).
    G. Denizeau and S. Lurçat, L'oeuvre peint de Jean Lurçat, Catalogue raisonné 1910-1965, Lausanne, 1998, p. 312, no. 1927-3 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Stiebel, Jean Lurçat, June-July 1962.
    Geneva, Galerie Motte, Jean Lurçat, August-September 1962.
    Nice, Galerie des Ponchettes, Lurçat, December 1962-January 1963, no. 32 (illustrated).