22 September 2009,
Price realised USD 9,375
USD 8,000 - USD 10,000
Francois Gall (1912-1987)
François et Eugénie Gall, assis dans l'herbe, près du chevalet
signed and inscribed 'F. gall Paris' (lower right)
oil on canvas
23 5/8 x 28¾ in. (60 x 73 cm.)
Painted circa 1950
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The Comité Francois Gall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Galerie Iturbide, Mexico City.
Alexander Kahan Fine Art, Ltd., New York (by 1960).
Janine Simpson, Toronto (acquired from the above, circa 1970).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 2004.
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