23 June 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR
Emile Othon Friesz (1879-1949)
Le port de La Rochelle
signed and dated 'E.Othon Friesz 48' (lower right); signed with the initials, titled and dated 'EOF pont de la Rochelle 1948' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
20 1/8 x 28 5/8 in. (51.1 x 72.7 cm.)
Painted in 1948
Galerie de la Présidence, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner on 24 February 1976.
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Odile Aittouarès will include this painting in the forthcoming second volume of the Friesz catalogue raisonné.
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