10 September 2008
Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
signed 'Archipenko' (lower left)
oil on canvas
30 x 20 1/8 in. (76.2 x 51.1 cm.)
Lydia Nadejena, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 7 May 1991, lot 95.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 23 February 1999, lot 57.
Anon. sale, Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 20 November 1999, lot 335.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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The Archipenko Foundation has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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