7 November 2002
Andre Masson (1896-1987)
Les vieux souliers sous la pluie
signed 'André Masson' (lower center); titled and dated 'Les vieux souliers 1947' (on the stretcher)
tempera on canvas
23½ x 28¾ in. (59.7 x 73 cm.)
Painted in 1947
Galerie Simon, Paris.
Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York.
Jan Krugier Gallery, Geneva (1970).
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