2 March 2006
PROPERTY FROM THE NORTON MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND*
George Luks (1867-1933)
Woman and Doll
signed and dated 'George Luks/1926' (lower right)
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
With Rehn Galleries, New York.
Henry Sheafer, Pottsville, Pennsylvania, acquired from the above, 1926.
By descent to Mrs. Clinton Sheafer.
Gifted to the present owner from the above, 1979.
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The model for the present work is most likely Mercedes Carbonell, a Cuban model whom Luks married in 1927.
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