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Leonor Fini

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C'est fini: An Important Private Collection of Surrealist Art

Leonor Fini

Leonor Fini

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C'est fini: An Important Private Collection of Surrealist Art

Leonor Fini

1908 - 1996

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signed Leonor Fini (lower right) and inscribed Chats pour lune Juan (upper right)

pen and ink on paper

24.5 by 15.6cm., 9⅝ by 6⅛in.

Framed: 51.2 by 43.4cm., 20⅛ by 7⅛in.

Executed circa 1980.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Richard Overstreet of the Leonor Fini archives.

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and hinged to the mount in two places along the upper edge. The upper edge of the sheet is torn. There are some creases to the upper right corner and the to the centre of the left edge of the sheet. There is some light mount staining in places to the edges. There are some minor spots of foxing in places. This work is in overall very good condition.


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