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Marie Vassilieff (1884-1957)
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Marie Vassilieff (1884-1957)

La Bete Humaine

Marie Vassilieff (1884-1957)
La Bete Humaine
signed and dated 'Marie Vassilieff/Paris 1948' (lower left)
oil on canvas
28¾ x 39½ in. (73.2 x 100 cm.)
By repute, Oscar Ghez, Geneva.
Anonymous sale; Hôtel Rameau, Versailles, 11 June 1974, lot 46.
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, New York, 8 May 2001, lot 69.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
Possibly; Paris, Salon des Indépendants, date unknown.
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