London, South Kensington
20 October 2004
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Georges Mathieu (b. 1921)
Composition (noir, brun et gris)
oil on panel
47¼ x 49 7/8in. (120 x 126.4cm.)
Painted circa 1947-48
Gallerie Rive Droite, Paris.
Alexander Iolas Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the mother of the present owner circa 1950.
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The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mr Georges Mathieu.
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