7 May 2009
Moise Kisling (1891-1953)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Kisling New York 1942' (upper right)
oil on canvas
21 5/8 x 18¼ in. (54.9 x 46.4 cm.)
Painted in New York, 1942
James Vigeveno Gallery, Los Angeles.
Maxwell Gallery, San Francisco.
Frederick King Verleger, San Francisco.
Private collection, Denver (by descent from the above); sale, Christie's, New York, 13 May 1993, lot 255.
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 17 November 1999, lot 30.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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H. Troyat and J. Kisling, Kisling, Turin, 1982, vol. II, p. 315, no. 92 (illustrated).
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