4 November 2009
Jean-Pierre Cassigneul (b. 1935)
signed and dated 'CASSIGNEUL 70' (lower left); signed and dated again and titled 'Cassigneul 1970. "Au Balcon"' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
31¾ x 25 5/8 in. (80.6 x 65.1 cm.)
Painted in 1970
Galerie Taménaga, Paris and Tokyo.
Galerie Nichido, Tokyo.
Acquired by the present owner, 2004.
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