4 November 2010
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTOR
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
stamped with initial 'M' (Lugt 1852a; lower right)
sanguine on buff paper laid down on paper
10 7/8 x 7 1/8 in. (27.6 x 18 cm.)
Estate of the artist.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 22 October 1997, lot 32.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Olivier Lorquin has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
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