3 February 2004
THE PROPERTY OF MR AND MRS GUY HEYTENS
André Masson (1896-1987)
Entre la plante et l'oiseau
signed 'André Masson' (lower right)
oil on canvas
57¼ x 45 in. (145.4 x 114.3 cm.)
Painted in 1961
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 09852).
Galerie Krugier, Geneva.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 21 April 2000, lot 51.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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