7 November 2008,
Price realised USD 10,000
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
Jacques Villon (1875-1963)
signed and dated 'Jacques Villon 14' (lower left)
charcoal on buff paper laid down on paper
10 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. (26.4 x 18.1 cm.)
Drawn in 1914
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Patrick Bongers will include this drawing in his forthcoming Villon catalogue raisonné.
Private collection, Philadelphia.
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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