Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956)
signed and dated 'Blanche Lazzell. 1924' (lower left)--dated again and inscribed 'L'Hote Class' (along the tacking edge)
oil on canvas
28¾ x 23½ in. (73 x 59.7 cm.)
Martin Diamond Fine Arts, Inc., New York.
Private collection, Alabama.
Christie's East, New York, 28 November 1995, lot 248.
Private collection, New York, acquired from the above.
From 1924-26, Blanche Lazzell studied with André L'Hote, at his school Académie André L'Hote in Paris. During this sojourn abroad, Lazzell further developed her Cubist style under Fernand Léger and Albert Gleizes.