7 November 2008,
Price realised USD 10,000
USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980)
stamped with signature 'T. DE LEMPICKA' (lower left)
pencil on paper
10 5/8 x 8¼ in. (27 x 21 cm.)
Drawn circa 1928
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Alain Blondel has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
Estate of the artist.
Kizette Lempicka-Foxhall (by descent from the above).
Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 2005.
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