7 May 2008
Georges Braque (1882-1963)
Vase de feuilles
oil and gouache over pencil on joined paper laid down on canvas
18¾ x 25 1/8 in. (47.6 x 63.8 cm.)
Painted in 1942
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
Galería Theo, Madrid.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 10 May 2001, lot 451.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art; Fukuoka Art Museum; Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art and Yokohama, Sogo Museum of Art, Georges Braque, July-December 1988, pp. 113-114, no. 27 (illustrated).
Quentin Laurens has confirmed this work (photo no. 1673) will be included in his forthcoming supplement to the Braque catalogue raisonné.
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