7 May 2014
Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
Portrait de Pierre Laffitte
signed and dedicated 'Van Dongen à Monsieur Pierre Laffitte' (lower right)
watercolor and pencil on paper laid down on card
16¼ x 11¼ in. (41 x 28.5 cm.)
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 30 June 2004, lot 331.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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