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Impressionist and Modern Art

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Paul Delvaux
1897 - 1994
NUS FÉMININS DANS UN DÉCOR ANTIQUE
signed P. DELVAUX, inscribed FAIT CHEZ LE SCULPTEUR G. GRARD-, situated ST. IDESBALD and dated 7-10-46 (lower right)
ink and pencil on paper laid down on cardboard
57,1 x 78 cm; 22 1/2 x 30 3/4 in.
Executed in Saint Idesbald on October 7, 1946.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Paul Delvaux.

Provenance

Claude Spaak, Belgium
Private collection, Belgium (gift from the above)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

A writer and a playwright, Claude Spaak was above all a discerning collector. He was friends with René Magritte, Domenico Gnoli and Paul Delvaux, in particular, who frequently illustrated his works.

Impressionist and Modern Art

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Paris