24 June 2009
Georges Braque (1882-1963)
signed 'G Braque' (lower right)
oil on canvas
13 x 8½ in. (33 x 21.5 cm.)
Painted in 1953
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 20 March 1985, lot 62.
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Galerie Maeght (ed.), Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Georges Braque, Peintures 1948-1957, Paris, 1959, no. 74B (illustrated).
Paris, Musée Galliera, Vente-exposition au profit des jeunes artistes, 1953.
Quentin Laurens, holder of the droit morale, has confirmed the authenticity of this work, which will be included in a supplement to the Georges Braque catalogue de l'oeuvre.
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