Leonor Fini

La Perle

signed Leonor Fini (lower right); signed L. Fini, titled and dated 1978 (on the stretcher)

oil on canvas

41⅛ by 26 in. 105.1 by 66 cm.

framed: 48 by 33 in. 121.9 by 83.8 cm.

Executed in 1978.

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Leonor Fini
La Perle

signed Leonor Fini (lower right); signed L. Fini, titled and dated 1978 (on the stretcher)

oil on canvas

41⅛ by 26 in. 105.1 by 66 cm.

framed: 48 by 33 in. 121.9 by 83.8 cm.

Executed in 1978.
Provenance

Private Collection

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006

Exhibition

Paris, La Galerie des Arts Plastiques, Leonor Fini, 1978, illustrated

Ostend, Casino-Kursaal, Leonor Fini, 1980, no. 56

Tokyo, Bunkamura Museum of Art; Umeda, Daimura Museum; Gunma, The Museum of Modern Art; Nagoya, Nagoya City Art Museum, Exposition Leonor Fini, 2005, no. 48, illustrated p.79

San Francisco, Weinstein Gallery, Fifteenth Anniversary Exhibition, 2007

San Francisco, Weinstein Gallery, Une Grande curiosité, 2009-10

New York, CFM Gallery, Leonor Fini Paintings 1931-1987, 2010

San Franciso, Weinstein Gallery, The Sphinx's Riddle, 2012

Paris, Galerie Minsky at Art Elysées, 2014

Paris, Galerie Patrick Fourtin, Leonor Fini Oeuvres majeures, 2014-15

San Francisco, Weinstein Gallery, Réalisme irréel, 2015

New York, Museum of Sex, Leonor Fini: Theatre of Desire, 1930-1990, 2018-19, illustrated p. 56

Literature

Jean-Claude Dedieu, Leonor Fini, Paris, 1978, p. 125, illustrated in color p. 105

Xaviere Gauthier, Leonor Fini, Paris, 1979, p. 28

Béatrix Beck, "Leonor Fini: Lion, Or et Perfection," Penthouse, no. 18, July 1986, p. 64

Kodansha Ltd., Leonor Fini, Tokyo, 1993

Editions Michèle Trinckvel, Leonor Fini. Peintures, Paris, 1994, p. 66

Jocelyne Godard, Leonor Fini ou les métamorphoses d’une oeuvre, Paris, 1996, p. 164

Jocelyne Godard, Le Realtà possibili, Milan, 1998

Esther Selsdon, Leonor Fini, New York, 1999

Kiwaka Ogata, A New Species which Violates Boundaries. Leonor Fini, Tokyo, 2006, p. 11

Richard Overstreet & Neil Zuckerman, Leonor Fini. Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, vol. II, Zurich, 2021, no. 887, illustrated in color p. 464