12 September 2007,
Price realised USD 1,125
USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
Marie Laurencin (1883-1956)
Portrait de femme
stamped with initials 'M.L.' (lower right)
pencil on paper
9½ x 7 3/8 in. (24.1 x 18.7 cm.)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Estate of the Artist.
Le Bateau-Lavoir, Paris.
Acquired by the present owner, circa 1990.
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