13 June 2003
THE PROPERTY OF NEW YORK COLLECTORS
'LA VOIX DE PANS'
Emile Aubry, circa 1925
oil on canvas, laid down on board
36¾ x 56½in. (92.5 x 142.7cm.), framed
signed l/l Emil Aubry, signed l/r A Richy, painted MCP.82.237.01 on reverse
Christie's New York, December 8, 1990, lot 360
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