21 September 2010
Lesser Ury (1861-1931)
Mädchen im café
signed 'L. Ury.' (lower left)
charcoal and white heightening on paper
19 5/8 x 12¾ in. (50 x 32.5 cm.)
Private collection (acquired circa, 1930).
Private collection, Switzerland (by descent from the above); Sale, Sotheby's, Tel Aviv, 11 October 1995, lot 9.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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