1 July 2009
Chu-Teh Chun (b. 1920)
signed in English and Chinese 'CHU TEH-CHUN' (lower right); signed in English and Chinese, numbered and dated 'CHU TEH-CHUN 1965 No. 203' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
25½ x 21¼ in. (64.9 x 51.4cm.)
Painted in 1965
Madame Legendre, Boulogne-Billancourt.
Private Collection, Israel (acquired from the above).
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