10 March 2010
Francoise Gilot (b. 1921)
Sans titre (I, II, III, IV)
The first: signed, dated and numbered 'F. Gilot. 1946. I' (lower right, recto); numbered 'II' (lower left, verso)
The second: signed and dated 'F. Gilot. 1946.' (lower left, recto) and numbered 'III' (lower right, recto); signed and dated 'F. Gilot. 1946.' (lower right, verso) and numbered 'IV.' (lower left, verso)
colored wax crayons and pencil on paper
each: 6½ x 9 7/8 in. (16.3 x 25.1 cm.)
Drawn in 1946 (2)
Riggs Gallery, La Jolla.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1990.
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Two sheets with four drawings (recto and verso) in one lot (2).
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