24 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Georges Braque (1882-1963)
signed 'G. BRAQUE' (lower centre)
gouache, pastel, wax crayon and pencil on paper
11¼ x 16 5/8 in. (28.6 x 42.2 cm.)
Painted in 1920
The artist's estate.
Private collection, France, by descent from the above.
A gift from the above to the present owner circa 1965.
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Quentin Laurens, holder of the droit morale, has confirmed the authenticity of this work, which will be included in a supplement to the Georges Braque catalogue de l'oeuvre.
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