17 November 2016
Andre Brasilier (b. 1929)
signed 'Andre Brasilier.' (lower right); signed with initials, titled and dated 'A.B. La Forêt 1973-1981' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
57 3/8 x 44 7/8 in. (145.7 x 113.9 cm.)
Painted in 1973-1981
Galerie Martal, Montreal.
Private collection, Montreal (circa 1986).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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