5 May 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 362,500
Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000
Moise Kisling (1891-1953)
signed and dated 'Kisling 1917' (lower left); signed and dated again and inscribed 'M. KISLING MAI 1917 PARIS' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
31 3/8 x 39 in. (79.7 x 99 cm.)
Painted in May 1917
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M. Brami, Paris.
Acquired by the present owner in the 1980s.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
J. Kessel and J. Kisling, Kisling, New York, 1971, vol. I, p. 256 (illustrated).
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