24 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Georges Braque (1882-1963)
gouache, watercolour, pen and India ink and pencil on paper laid down on canvas
16 7/8 x 26 in. (42.9 x 66.2 cm.)
Painted in 1948
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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