2 November 2011
Property from The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund
Marie Laurencin (1883-1956)
signed and dated 'Marie Laurencin 1935' (upper right)
oil on canvas
21 5/8 x 18¼ in. (55 x 46.3 cm.)
Painted in 1935
Aldus Higgins (acquired from the artist).
Jane Prouty Smith (gift from the above).
Gift from the above to the present owner, 1991.
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D. Marchesseau, Marie Laurencin, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Tokyo, 1986, vol. I, p. 262, no. 610 (illustrated).
Poughkeepsie, Vassar College Art Gallery, Promised Gifts 1977, 1977, no. 19 (illustrated).
The present work was commissioned by Aldus Higgins, the uncle of Jane Prouty Smith, on the occasion of her wedding.
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