28 June 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A GERMAN GENTLEMAN
Auguste Herbin (1882-1960)
Composition sur le mot 'fleur'
signed and dated 'herbin 1945' (lower right); titled 'composition sur le mot 'fleur'' (lower left)
pencil and gouache on paper
13 x 10¼in. (32.8 x 25.8cm.)
Executed in 1945
C. Cuisset, Paris.
Max Bill, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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