oil on metal
33 x 65cm
Sold for the benefit of the Child Protection Center, Paris, 1958
Sale, Christies Paris, 24 May 2006, lot 172, where acquired by the present owner
The Darren Shan Collection
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 1958;
New York, Wildenstein Galleries, October 1958
|Estimate:||£1,500 - £2,000|
'French Art from Kitchen on View Here', Herald Tribune, New York, 7 October 1958, p. 2;
S. Preston, 'Special Occasions, A Memorial Show--Here and There in the Range of Contemporary Painting, The Vanity of Versality', The New York Times, New York, 12 October 1958, p. 18;
'Keeping up with the Joneses in France', She, London, November 1958 (illustrated in colour).
The metal sheet is sound - there is tape to the reverse covering some bits of metal that appear to have been planed. Paint surface is sound with no sign of retouching; held in the original frame in fair condition.