4 November 2004
Property belonging to the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Porter Trust Estate
Auguste Herbin (1882-1960)
Adam et Eve
signed and dated 'Herbin 1943' (lower right); titled 'adam et eve' (on the reverse)
gouache on board
11¾ x 9 3/8 in. (29.9 x 23.8 cm.)
Painted in 1943
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, February 1969.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Geneviève Claisse has confirmed the authenticity of this gouache.
Records achieved for 15 artists across a competitive auction week
Books and Manuscripts specialist Heather Pisani delves into intimate letters written by the sister of Orville and Wilbur Wright, offered in New York on 14 June