13 November 2015
Auguste Herbin (1882-1960)
signed 'Herbin' (lower left)
gouache and watercolor over pencil on paper
7 ½ x 11 in. (18.8 x 27.8 cm.)
Painted in 1929
Galerie de l'Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), Paris.
Louis B. Atlas, Buffalo (1935).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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Geneviève Claisse has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
The present work is a preparatory watercolor for the painting Athlète from 1929 (Claisse, no. 650).
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