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    Sale 12039


    17 August 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 392

    Maurice Brianchon (Fresnay-sur-Sarthe 1899-1979 Paris)

    Le sommeil de Diane

    Price Realised  


    Maurice Brianchon (Fresnay-sur-Sarthe 1899-1979 Paris)
    Le sommeil de Diane
    with artist's monogram in the weave (lower left) and with the monogram of Compagnie des Arts Français in the weave (lower right)
    hand-woven Aubusson wool tapestry
    77 ¼ x 94 ¾ in. (196 x 240.7 cm.)
    Conceived in 1942 and woven in Aubusson by Pinton Frères.

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    P.- A. Brianchon, O. Daulte, The Paintings of Maurice Brianchon, Exhibition Catalogue, La Bibliothèque des Arts, Lausanne, 2008, p. 394, another version illustrated.


    Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Maurice Brianchon, 1951, no. 3, untraced.
    Neuchâtel, Museum of Fine Arts, Maurice Brianchon, 1962, no. 125, untraced.
    Lausanne, The Hermitage Museum, Maurice Brianchon, 1989-1990, no. 113, untraced.