1 March 2006
After a design by Andre Derain (1880-1954)
hand-woven wool pile tapestry
85¾ x 45¼ in. (217.7 x 115 cm.)
Marie Cuttoli, Paris.
Galerie Lucie Weill, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Musée de Dakar, Tissages, Tapisseries et Grand Maîtres, 1971.
Paris, Grand Palais, La FIAC, Foire international d'art contemporain, 1986-1989.
Paris, Galerie Lucie Weill, Les tapis de maîtres de Lucie Weill, 1991, p. 7 (illustrated).
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