5 May 2005
Albert Gleizes (1881-1953)
bears signature and date
oil on masonite
32¼ x 21 3/8 in. (82 x 54.3 cm.)
Painted in the late 1920s
Galerie Françoise Tournié, Paris; sale, Drouot-Montaigne, Paris, 22 November 1990, lot 22 (titled Composition).
Anon. sale, Hôtel des Chevau-Légers, Versailles, 29 March 1992, lot 38 (titled Composition; dated 1922).
Anon. sale, Drouot-Montaigne, Paris, 9 June 1994, lot 347 (titled Composition; dated 1925).
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Varichon, Albert Gleizes, Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1998, vol. I, p. 359, no. 1085 (illustrated in color; incorrectly dated 1923).
Anne Varichon has confirmed the authenticity of this painting and dated it to the late 1920s.
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