5 March 2009
Louis Ritman (1889-1963)
Woman in White Gown
signed 'L. Ritman' (lower right)--bears estate stamp (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
25½ x 31¾ in. (64.8 x 80.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1925.
Sale: Louisiana Auction Exchange, Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 1991.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Ritman's paintings by Richard H. Love and Michael Preston Worley (cat. no. 373-C).
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