22 September 2009
Georges d'Espagnat (1870-1950)
Jeune femme à la cruche
signed with initials 'gdE' (lower right)
oil on canvas
39 5/8 x 25 5/8 in. (100.7 x 65.1 cm.)
Painted in 1921
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 June 1972, lot 119.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 20 February 1990, lot 132.
Acquired by the present owner, circa 2000.
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