8 June 2016
PIERRE DUNAND (1914-1996)
'PANTHER AT WATERING HOLE' A PANEL, CIRCA 1945-50
lacquered and painted wood with gold leaf
66 x 60 ¾ in. (167.7 x 153.4 cm.)
signed in lacquer PIERRE DUNAND
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F. Marcilhac, Jean Dunand, His Life and Works, London, 1991, pp. 341-342 for other panels with comparable motifs.
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