2 December 2004
Louis Ritman (1889-1963)
Lady in the Sunshine Reading
signed 'L. Ritman' (lower right)
oil on canvas
35½ x 35½ in. (90.2 x 90.2 cm.)
Painted circa 1913-14.
Private collection, France, 1920.
By descent in the family.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2001.
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