22 September 2009
Francoise Gilot (b. 1921)
signed 'F.Gilot.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
28¾ x 23 5/8 in. (73 x 60 cm.)
Painted in 1959
Howard Hartman, New York (acquired from the artist).
Acquired by the present owner, circa 1968.
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Francoise Gilot has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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