8 February 2006
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
Maria-Helena Vieira da Silva (1908-1992)
L'assaut de la Ville Fortifiée
signed 'Vieira da Silva' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 31 7/8in. (65 x 81cm.)
Painted in 1950-51
Galerie Pierre Loeb, Paris.
Private Collection, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1953.
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G. Weelan and J. F. Gaeger (eds.), Vieira da Silva. Catalogue Raisonné, Geneva 1994, no. 796 (illustrated, p. 156).
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