21 September 2010
Francoise Gilot (b. 1921)
Le Talisman (Ton Nom)
signed 'F. Gilot' (lower right); titled and numbered 'Le Talisman XXXII' (on the stretcher bar)
oil on canvas
9 7/8 x 7½ in. (23.7 x 19 cm.)
Painted circa 1963
Galerie Coard, Paris.
Mrs. Gilbert Cahen Salvador, Paris (acquired from the above, circa 1963).
Mrs. Reinach Cahen-Salvador, Paris (by descent from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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R. Barotte, "Du minotaure abstrait aux graffiti, photographeés: 5 Rendez-vous passionnants," in Elle, Paris, 22 May 1963 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Coard, May 1963, no. 32.
Françoise Gilot has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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