Leonor Fini (1908-1996)
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Leonor Fini (1908-1996)

Le long du chemin

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Leonor Fini (1908-1996)
Le long du chemin
signed, dated and inscribed 'Leonor Fini Le long du chemin 1967' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
31 5/8 x 45¾ in. (80.5 x 116 cm.)
Painted in 1967
Provenance
The artist's studio.
Galerie Minsky, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 5 February 2001, lot 11.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
C. Jelenski, Leonor Fini, Peinture, Lausanne, 1980, p. 157 (illustrated).
P. Borgue, 'Leonor Fini ou le theatre de l'Imaginaire', in Lettres Modernes, Paris, 1983, p. 122 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Iolas Gallery, Milan, December 1967 - January 1968.
Tokyo, Musée Bunkamura, Leonor Fini, June - July 2005, no. 39 (illustrated p. 73); this exhibition later travelled to Osaka, Musée Daimura, Guna, Musée d'Art Moderne and Nagoya, Musée City Art.
San Francisco, Weinstein Gallery, Leonor Fini, July - August 2006.
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Sale room notice
Please note that the provenance should read as follows as not as stated in the catalogue:
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 5 February 2001, lot 11.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

Please note that this work was included in the following exhibition:
Iolas Gallery, Milan, December 1967 - January 1968.

Please note the following additional literature reference:
P. Borgue, 'Leonor Fini ou le théâtre de l'Imaginaire', Lettres Modernes, Paris, 1983, p. 122 (illustrated).

Lot Essay

Richard Overstreet has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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