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Maurice Denis (1870-1943)
Maurice Denis (1870-1943)

La princesse dans la tour

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Maurice Denis (1870-1943)
La princesse dans la tour
signed and dated 'MAV. DENIS. 1914' (lower left) and signed with initials 'MAVD' (upper right)
oil on canvas
38½ x 48½ in. (97.8 x 123.1 cm.)
Painted in 1914
Provenance
Arsène Alexandre, Paris (commissioned from the artist, 1914).
Alma de Bretteville Spreckels, San Francisco (by 1924).
Acquired by the late owner, 1962.
Exhibited
San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Art Collection of Alma de Bretteville Spreckels, June 1926.
Sale room notice
Please note this lot will be offered during the Morning Session on 6 November, immediately following the Works on Paper Sale commencing at 10:00 am.

Lot Essay

Claire Denis and Fabienne Stahl will include this work in their forthcoming Denis catalogue raisonné.

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