11 March 2009
PROPERTY OF A LADY
Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
Portrait de Jean Paulhan
inscribed 'JEAN PAULHAN' (upper right), signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 45' (lower right)
ink on paper
10 x 6¼ in. (25.4 x 15.9 cm.)
Drawn in 1947.
World House Galleries, New York
Frank H. Porter, Cleveland, acquired from the above, 1960
The Main Trust of Frank H. Porter, Cleveland
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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M. Loreau, ed., Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet: Plus beaux qu'ils croient (portraits), Lausanne, 1966, fascicule III, pp. 92 and 120, no. 131 (illustrated).
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