GEORGES BRAQUE (1882-1963)
GEORGES BRAQUE (1882-1963)
GEORGES BRAQUE (1882-1963)
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GEORGES BRAQUE (1882-1963)

Milarepa

Details
GEORGES BRAQUE (1882-1963)
Milarepa
oil and gouache on paper
12 5/8 x 18 5/8 in. (32 x 47.4 cm.)
Executed in 1949
Provenance
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
Private collection, Toronto.
Private collection; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 1989, lot 193.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Lot Essay

The present lot is a preparatory study for one Braque's illustrations for Milarepa: Magicien-Poète-Ermite-tibétain. The book contains a translation by Jacques Bacot, a pioneering French Tibetologist, of the poems of eminent Tibetan yogi Milarepa (11th century AD), and was published by Maeght, Paris, in 1950.

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