7 May 2009
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)
signed and dated 'YVES TANGUY 36' (lower right)
gouache on paper laid down on board
3¾ x 11 1/8 in. (9.5 x 28.3 cm.)
Painted in 1936
The Obelisk Gallery (Jimmy McMullan), London.
Josef and Illa Kodicek, London; sale, Christie's, London, 23 June 1993, lot 316.
The Mayor Gallery, London (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the late owner.
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