29 March 2012
(OBERBERGHEIM 1752-1817 PARIS)
Jeune fille aux fruits
fusain, craie blanche, lavis brun sur papier brun, traits d'encadrement au fusain, non encadré
210 x 190 mm.
Acheté chez Paul Prouté en 1959 (15000 francs).
Collection Maugras; puis par descendance.
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