24 June 2009
Georges Braque (1882-1963)
Le tapis rouge
signed 'G Braque' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18¼ x 21¾ in. (46 x 55.3 cm.)
Painted in 1934
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Galerie Maeght (ed.), Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Georges Braque, Peintures, 1928-1935, Paris, 1962, p. 105 (illustrated).
London, Alex. Reid & Lefevre Gallery, Georges Braque, 1934, no. 41.
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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