11 February 2009
Claude Venard (1913-1999)
Le vase violet
signed 'C. VENARD' (lower left)
oil on canvas
29½ x 29½ in. (75 x 75 cm.)
Galerie Felix Vercel, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1963.
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