4 November 2010
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
Georges Braque (1882-1963)
Poire, deux pommes
signed with initials and dated 'GB 24' (lower right)
oil on paper laid down on canvas
5 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (14.3 x 22.5 cm.)
Painted in 1924
Adolphe A. Juviler, New York.
Galerie Berggruen & Cie., Paris.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, by 1968.
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Galerie Maeght, ed., Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Georges Braque, Peintures 1924-1927, Zurich, 1968, p. 32 (illustrated; with incorrect support).
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