27 November 2012
Félix Elie Tobeen (1880-1938)
signed (scratched) 'Tobeen' (lower right); and signed again and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
38.5 x 55 cm.
Painted circa 1925.
Galerie des Modernes, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2003.
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Ansenk, p. 246 (illustrated).
Huber-Spanier, no. 13, pp. 87, 131 (illustrated, dated circa 1925).
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