6 November 2013
Moise Kisling (1891-1953)
signed 'Kisling' (lower left)
oil on canvas
29 x 21¼ in. (73.7 x 54 cm.)
Painted in 1938
Obelisk Gallery, London.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 3 April 1979, lot 30.
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J. Kisling and H. Troyat, Kisling, Turin, 1982, vol. II, p. 181, no. XVI (illustrated in color).
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