6 February 2003
Paul Delvaux (1897-1944)
Projet pour 'L'aube sur la ville'
signed with the initials, dated and titled 'Projet pour "L'Aube sur la Ville" 1940 P.D' (on the reverse)
gouache, watercolour and pen and ink on paper
8¼ x 10 5/8in. (21 x 27cm.)
Executed in 1940
Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels (no. DELV 0294).
Galerie Ubu, Knokke.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1970s.
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Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot, Paul Delvaux, Sept.-Nov. 1992.
Brussels, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België, Paul Delvaux, Mar.-July 1997, no. 170 (illustrated p. 229).
Charles van Deun has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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