4 November 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MARJORIE C. BARNETT, M.D.
Sonia Delaunay (1884-1979)
Etude pour Tango
signed and dated 'Sonia Delaunay-Terk 1914' (lower right) and numbered 'No 104' (lower left)
oil on paper laid down by the artist on board
11 7/8 x 9 in. (30.2 x 22.9 cm.)
Painted in March 1914
Galerie Chalette, New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, December 1965.
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