1 March 2006
Charles Lapicque (1898-1988)
signed and dated 'Lapicque 51' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'Lapicque les régates 1951' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
35 1/8 x 45¾ in. (89.2 x 116.2 cm.)
Painted in 1951
Feigl Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1959.
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Mederic Metayer, Marc Metayer, and Marie Helene Gambus will include this painting in their forthcoming Lapicque catalogue raisonné.
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