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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 383

    Moïse Kisling (1891-1953)

    Portrait à l'écharpe noire

    Price Realised  

    Moïse Kisling (1891-1953)
    Portrait à l'écharpe noire
    signed and dated 'Kisling 1920' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    24 x 19 5/8 in. (61 x 50 cm.)
    Painted in 1920


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    Provenance

    Paul Guillaume, Paris.
    Dr Albert C. Barnes, Merion, Pennsylvania, by whom acquired in 1931.
    David Riesman, Sr., Oaklane, Pennsylvania, by whom acquired from the the estate of the above in 1940.
    David Riesman, Jr., Cambridge, Massachusetts, by descent from the above; his sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1980, lot 139.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    J. Kisling & H. Troyat, Kisling, 1891-1953, vol. II, Turin, 1982,
    no. 51 (illustrated p. 114).