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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 360

    Moïse Kisling (1891-1953)

    Nu couché de dos

    Price Realised  

    Moïse Kisling (1891-1953)
    Nu couché de dos
    signed and dated 'Kisling 1917' (lower left); signed and dated 'M.KISLING PARIS DECEMBRE 1917' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    23 7/8 x 36¼ in. (60.6 x 92 cm.)
    Painted in December 1917


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    Provenance

    Jonas Netter, Paris, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    J. Kisling & H. Troyat, Kisling, 1891-1953, vol. II, Turin, 1982, no. 5 (illustrated p. 293).


    Exhibited

    Chiba, Musée Kawamura, Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-1920, April - May 1997, no. 32 (illustrated p. 83); this exhibition later travelled to Osaka, Yamagata, Niigata, Miyazaki, Kitakyushu and Tokyo.