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Édouard-Joseph Goerg (1893-1969) Le gourmand signed and dated 'Ed.Goerg. 1923' (lower right) oil on canvas 39½ x 31.7/8 in. (100.4 x 81 cm.) Painted in 1923
Literature
G. Waldemar, Edouard Goerg, Paris, 1929. pl. I (illustrated; titled Le Gourmet).
D.C. Rich, "Five Contemporary French Paintings", Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, XXIV, January 1930, no. 1, p. 5 (illustrated on the cover; titled The Epicure).
Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1961, p. 180 (titled The Epicure).
Exhibited
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Modern French Art, April-May 1930.
University of Chicago, Renaissance Society, Exhibition of Modern French Paintings, July-August 1930, no. 2.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, June-November 1933, no. 694.
Art Institute of Chicago, The Winterbotham Collection, May-June 1947.

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Mr. Christian Germak has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.

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