25 April 2004
PIETER OUBORG (The Netherlands 1893-1956)
Two standing women
on the reverse the authenticity stamp of Dr. W. Jos de Gruyter (on the canvas and on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
22 x 17 in. (57 x 43 cm.)
Acquired directly from the family of the artist by the present owner.
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