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Georges Kars

Près de Vaison (Vaucluse)

Property from an Important Private Collection

Georges Kars

Georges Kars

Près de Vaison (Vaucluse)

Près de Vaison (Vaucluse)

Property from an Important Private Collection

George Kars

1882 - 1945

Près de Vaison (Vaucluse)


Signed Kars and dated 28 (lower right); signed Kars, dated 28, and titled (on the reverse)

Oil on canvas

15 by 18 in. (38 by 46 cm.)

Framed: 25½ by 23 in. (64.7 by 58.4 cm)

Painted in 1928.

The canvas is unlined. Minor frame abrasion along all four edges, most notable along the left and upper edge. Hairline craquelure thought the sky. Under UV light: one nail-head-sized spot of inpainting near the lower left corner. This work is in good condition.


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Musée Petit Palais, Paris (and sold: Sotheby's, Tel Aviv, October 20, 1992, lot 76)

Private Collection, Israel (acquired at the above sale and sold: Christie's, New York, November 5, 2001, lot 128)

Acquired at the above sale

Troyes, Musée d'Art Moderne, George Kars, 1882-1945 Peintures et Dessins, 1983, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue