Property from a Distinguished Private Collection
1897 - 1994
Signed P. Delvaux and dated 9-72 (toward lower right); signed P. Delvaux and titled (on the stretcher)
Oil on canvas
55⅛ by 74¾ in.
140 by 190 cm
Painted in September 1972.
Mira Jacob, Paris (acquired from the artist and sold: Sotheby’s, Paris, September 23, 2004, lot 85)
Sale: Marc-Arthur Kohn, Cannes, August 4, 2008, lot 289
Acquired at the above sale
Michel Butor, Jean Clair & Suzanne Houbart-Wilkin, Delvaux, Brussels, 1975, no. 322, illustrated p. 274
Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen, Paul Delvaux, 1973, no. 69, illustrated in the catalogue
Knokke-Heist, Casino Knokke-Heist, Paul Delvaux, 1973, no. 58, illustrated in the catalogue
Paris, Galerie Le Bateau-Lavoir, La Peinture et son double, 1974, no. 125, illustrated in color in the catalogue
Torino, Palazzo Bricherasio, Il Surrealismo di Paul Delvaux tra Magritte e de Chirico, 2005-06, no. I.36, illustrated in color in the catalogue
Bielefeld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Das Geheimnis der Frau: Paul Delvaux, 2006-07