16 December 2014
Leon Spilliaert (1881-1946)
signed with initial 'L' (lower centre); titled 'Le désir' (upper right)
pencil and ink on paper
26.5 x 17.5 cm.
Executed in 1901-1902
Anonymous sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 6 December 1995, lot 198a.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Adriaens-Pannier, Spilliaert, de bezielde blik, Ghent/Ludion, 2006, no. 16 (illustrated p. 18).
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