Sold by the Order of the Trustees of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to Benefit its Acquisition Program
HENRI LACHIÈZE-REY | LITTLE GIRL
Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD
1927 - 1974
signed and dated 57
oil on canvas
Canvas: 18⅛ by 10⅞ in. (46 by 27.6 cm)
Framed: 27⅞ by 20½ in. (70.8 by 52 cm)
Please note this work has not been inspected out of its frame. The canvas is unlined. There is a fine layer of surface dirt. A few minor cracks to the areas of thicker impasto. A one-inch rectangular shaped loss to the figure's proper right arm. Under UV: Some original pigments fluoresce but no inpainting is apparent.
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Galerie 65, Cannes
The Collection of Joseph H. Hirshhorn
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn in 1966)