25 September 2003
PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
Charles Lapicque (1898-1988)
Moulin à Lanmodez
signed and dated 'Lapicque 47' (lower right); signed again and titled and dated again 'Lapicque Moulin à Lanmodez 1947' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
29¼ x 39½ in. (74.2 x 100.4 cm.)
Painted in 1947
Acquired from the artist by the family of the present owner, circa 1950s.
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Marc Mettayer and Madame Gambus-Metayer will include this painting in their forthcoming Lapicque catalogue raisonné.
Kept under wraps for almost a century, this superb collection comes into the light with its sale at Christie's in Paris on 30 October
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