10 May 2001
Georges Braque (1882-1963)
Verre, fruits et couteau
signed 'G Braque' (lower left)
oil and sand on canvas
9½ x 12¾ in. (24.2 x 32.3 cm.)
Painted in 1923
Mr. and Mrs. B. Bernard Kreisler, New York.
Mrs. John N. Weinstock, New Orleans (by descent from the above).
Gift from the above to the present owner.
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Galerie Maeght, ed., Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Georges Braque, peintures 1916-1923, Paris, 1973, p. 114 (illustrated).
Property of the New Orleans Museum of Art, Sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund
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