25 February 2004
Property from the Estate of Virginia F. Keogh
Claude Venard (1913-1987)
Nature morte de musique
signed and dated 'C. Venard. 51' (lower right)
oil on canvas
32¼ x 39½ in. (82 x 100.4 cm.)
Painted in 1951
Stephen Hahn Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1961.
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