5 February 2004
Property from a Family Trust
Charles Camoin (1879-1965)
Femme blonde au chapeau
with the stamped signature 'Ch Camoin' (lower right)
pastel and charcoal on paper
25½ x 19¾ in. (65.1 x 50 cm.)
Executed circa 1930
The artist's estate (until 1987).
JPL Fine Arts, London (no. CAM-2-2675).
The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg.
Acquired from the above by the present owners in April 1990.
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This work is sold with a letter from Anne-Marie Grammont-Camoin confirming its authenticity, dated Paris le 13 novembre 2003.
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