9 November 2006
Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)
The Childhood of Orson
signed and dated 'P. Tchelitchew 40' (lower right)
oil on canvas
28 3/8 x 23¼ in. (72.1 x 59.1 cm.)
Painted in 1940
Anon. (acquired from the artist); sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 21 October 1977, lot 348.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Tchelitchew: Paintings and Drawings, 1942, no. 70 (titled Orson and incorrectly dated 1941).
Buenos Aires, Instituto de Arte Moderno, Pavel Tchelitchew, August-September 1949, no. 20.
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