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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 203

    Maurice Estève (1904-2001)

    Sur Fond Gris

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Maurice Estève (1904-2001)
    Sur Fond Gris
    signed and dated 'Estève 53' (lower left); signed, titled and dated 'Estève 53 SUR FOND GRIS' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    24 x 19 5/8in. (61 x 50cm.)
    Painted in 1953


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    Provenance

    Galerie S. Galanis, Paris.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARL GEMZELL, STOCKHOLM, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE MEDEVI BRUNNS FOUNDATION


    Literature

    R. Maillard, Maurice Estève Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Neuchâtel 1995, no. 423 (illustrated, p. 308).


    Exhibited

    Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Carl Gemzell's Collection, 1996.