London, South Kensington
24 June 2016
Marie Laurencin (1883-1956)
signed and dated 'Marie Laurencin 1938' (upper right)
oil on board
12 7/8 x 9 3/8 in. (32.8 x 23.8 cm.)
Painted in 1938
Marcelle Auclair, Paris, by descent from the artist; her Succession sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 21 November 1983, lot 25.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 27 June 1984, lot 176.
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D. Marchesseau, Marie Laurencin, Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint, Tokyo, 1986, no. 700 (illustrated p. 292).
Sold with a photo-certificate from Gibert Pétridès.
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