1 July 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION
Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)
signed 'Serge Poliakoff' (lower left)
gouache on paper
19¾ x 27 5/8in. (50 x 70cm.)
Executed circa 1956
Acquired by the father of the present owner before 1970.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Serge Poliakoff Catalogue raisonné being prepared by Alexis Poliakoff, Paris.
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