10 September 2008,
Price realised USD 6,875
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
Claude Venard (1913-1999)
signed 'C. VENARD' (lower left)
oil on canvas
39 3/8 x 31 7/8 in. (100 x 80.9 cm.)
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Findlay Galleries, New York.
Curtis E. Calder; Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 30 April 1996, lot 233.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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