6 November 2013
Marie Laurencin (1883-1956)
La petite fille au volant ou Fillette en blanc
signed and dated 'Marie Laurencin 1940' (upper right)
oil on canvas laid down on board
28 5/8 x 23 5/8 in. (72.7 x 60 cm.)
Painted in 1940
Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Paris.
Confiscated following the Nazi occupation of France after May 1940.
Restituted after 1945 to Paul Rosenberg.
Galerie Georges Moos, Geneva.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1950.
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G. Day, Marie Laurencin, Paris, 1947 (illustrated).
D. Marchesseau, Marie Laurencin, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Tokyo, 1986, p. 309, no. 749 (illustrated).
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