7 May 2009
Joan Miro (1893-1983)
Femme et papillon
signed 'Miró' (center left)
oil on burlap laid down on board
9 3/8 x 6¼ in. (23.8 x 15.9 cm.)
Painted in Varengeville, November 1939
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Mrs. Whitney Allen, Rochester, New York (by 1962).
Helen Taggart Taylor; Estate sale, Sotheby's, New York, 8 November 2001, lot 279.
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J. Dupin, Joan Miró, Life and Work, New York, 1962, p. 541, no. 529 (illustrated).
J. Dupin and A. Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró, Catalogue raisonné, Paintings, Paris, 2000, vol. II, p. 225, no. 619 (illustrated).
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