London, South Kensington
10 December 2008
Leonor Fini (1908-1996)
signed 'Leonor Fini' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25½ x 16in. (65.2 x 40.2cm.)
Painted between 1935 and 1936
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 22 March 1983, lot 285
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P. Webb, Leonor Fini, Metamorphose d'un Art, p.47.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mrs. Arlette Souhami.
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