LEONOR FINI (1907-1996) La parure ressemblante (Painted circa 1935 - 1936 )

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LEONOR FINI
(1907-1996)
La parure ressemblante

Sold for £ 37,562 (US$ 48,067) inc. premium
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LEONOR FINI (1907-1996)
La parure ressemblante
signed twice 'L. Fini' and 'Leonor Fini' (lower right); inscribed 'La parure resemblante' (on the reverse)
oil on paper laid on canvas
55 x 33.3cm (21 5/8 x 13 1/8in).
Painted circa 1935 - 1936

Footnotes

  • The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mr. Richard Overstreet. This work will be included in the forthcoming Leonor Fini Catalogue raisonné of the Oil Paintings under archive number 0404, currently being prepared by Richard Overstreet and Neil Zukerman.

    Provenance
    Julien Levy Collection, New York (acquired directly from the artist); his sale, Sotheby's, New York, 5 November 1981, lot 66.
    Private collection (acquired at the above sale).

    Exhibited
    New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Leonor Fini, 18 November - 9 December 1936, no. 3.

    Literature
    C. Jelenski, Leonor Fini, Lausanne, 1968 (illustrated p. 42; incorrectly titled and dated 'Promenade 1937').
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