14 June 2006
Maurice Braun (1877-1941)
signed 'Maurice Braun' (lower right)
oil on board
10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm.)
Christie's, Los Angeles, 28 October 1999, lot 1.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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An exceptional example of the most valuable illustrated book ever produced — and an icon of American art — will be offered on 14 June to benefit conservation causes
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