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Paul Delvaux

Étude pour "Douce nuit"

Property from an Important Belgian Collection | Provenant d'une Importante Collection Belge

Paul Delvaux

Paul Delvaux

Étude pour "Douce nuit"

Étude pour "Douce nuit"

Property from an Important Belgian Collection

Paul Delvaux

1897 - 1994

Étude pour "Douce nuit"


signed P. DELVAUX ; dated 1962 and titled Douce Nuit (lower right)

watercolour and India ink on paper laid down on cardboard

45,1 x 36,4 cm; 173/4 x 143/8 in.

Executed in 1962.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Paul Delvaux.

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Provenant d'une Importante Collection Belge

Paul Delvaux

1897 - 1994

Étude pour "Douce nuit"


signé P.DELVAUX ; daté 1962 et titré Douce Nuit (en bas à droite)

aquarelle et encre de Chine sur papier contrecollé sur carton

45,1 x 36,4 cm; 173/4 x 143/8 in.

Exécuté en 1962.


La Fondation Paul Delvaux a confirmé l'authenticité de cette œuvre.

Executed on wove paper laid down on cardboard and affixed to the marie louise with tape in two points along the upper and lower edges on the reverse. The right edge serrated consistent with the removal of the sheet from the artist's sketchbook. There are four tiny dots of paint losses towards the women's breasts. There are a few oxidation dots in places. The sheet is time stained. This work is in overall good condition.


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Private Collection, Belgium

Thence by descent to the present owner