7 May 2008
Marcel Gromaire (1892-1971)
signed and dated 'Gromaire 1925' (upper left); signed and dated again, inscribed and numbered 'GROMAIRE MADEMOISELLE S.S. No 141-1925' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
32 x 23 5/8 in. (81.3 x 60 cm.)
Painted in 1925
A. Thévin, Paris,
City of Detroit.
Detroit Institute of Arts (gift from the above, 1930); sale, Christie's, New York, 2 November 2005, lot 429.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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F. Gromaire and F. Chibret-Plaussu, Marcel Gromaire, La vie et l'oeuvre, Catalogue raisonné des peintures, Paris, 1993, p. 78, no. 143 (illustrated, p. 80).
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