New York, East
8 May 2001
Émile Bernard (1868-1941)
Nue a la coupé de cerises
signed and dated 'Emile Bernard 1933' (lower right)
oil on canvas
32¼ x 41 in. (82 x 104 cm.)
Painted in 1933
Anon. sale, Etude Tajan, Paris, May 1998, lot 144.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
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To be included in the forthcoming Emile Bernard catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Comité Émile Bernard, under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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