5 February 2009
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION
Moïse Kisling (1891-1953)
Portrait à l'écharpe noire
signed and dated 'Kisling 1920' (lower left)
oil on canvas
24 x 19 5/8 in. (61 x 50 cm.)
Painted in 1920
Paul Guillaume, Paris.
Dr Albert C. Barnes, Merion, Pennsylvania, by whom acquired in 1931.
David Riesman, Sr., Oaklane, Pennsylvania, by whom acquired from the the estate of the above in 1940.
David Riesman, Jr., Cambridge, Massachusetts, by descent from the above; his sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1980, lot 139.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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J. Kisling & H. Troyat, Kisling, 1891-1953, vol. II, Turin, 1982,
no. 51 (illustrated p. 114).
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