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    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 49

    Olivier Debré (French, 1920-1999)

    Maronniers

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Olivier Debré (French, 1920-1999)
    Maronniers
    signed and dated 'DEBRÉ 58' (lower right); and signed and dated again, titled and inscribed 'O. DEBRÉ Maronniers (IV) 25 Avril 58 les Madères repris Rue St Simon' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    39½ x 41¼ in. (100.3 x 104.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1958.


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    Provenance

    Please note the following additional provenance for this lot:
    With M. Knoedler & Co., New York.
    Acquired from the above by Joseph H. Hirshhorn in 1959.
    Donated by Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Hirshhorn Museum in 1966.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the following additional provenance for this lot:
    With M. Knoedler & Co., New York.
    Acquired from the above by Joseph H. Hirshhorn in 1959.
    Donated by Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Hirshhorn Museum in 1966.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM