23 June 2016
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ITALIAN COLLECTION
Louis Marcoussis (1883-1941)
Nature morte au journal "L'Oeuvre"'
signed and dated '1920 Marcoussis' (lower left)
gouache on paper
16 1/8 x 22 1/4 in. (41 x 56.5 cm.)
Executed in 1920
H. & N. Rothschild, New York.
René Mendès-France, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 20 May 1982, lot 26.
Private collection, Italy, and thence by descent.
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J. Lafranchis, Marcoussis, sa vie, son oeuvre, catalogue complet des peintures, fixés sur verre, aquarelles, dessins, gravures, Paris, 1961, no. D. 21, p. 302 (illustrated).
This work is a study for the oil Nature Morte au Journal "L'Oeuvre" (Lafranchis, no. F. 9).
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