22 September 2009
Jean-Pierre Cassigneul (b. 1935)
Elisabeth à Deauville
signed 'CASSIGNEUL.' (lower left); titled 'elisabeth à Deauville' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
51¼ x 38¼ in. (130.1 x 97.2 cm.)
Painted in 1980
Wally Findlay Galleries, Inc., New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1985.
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C. Sorlier, Cassigneul, Paris, 1983, p. 87 (illustrated in color).
Jean-Pierre Cassigneul has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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