C'est fini: An Important Private Collection of Surrealist Art
1908 - 1996
signed Leonor, dated janvier 47 and dedicated Pour Olga (lower right)
watercolour, pen and ink, pastel and pencil on paper
39.1 by 32cm., 15⅜ by 12⅝in.
Framed: 58 by 47.8cm., 22¾ by 18⅞in.
Executed in January 1947.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Richard Overstreet of the Leonor Fini archives.
Executed on cream wove paper and laid down on card, which is slightly bowed and hinged to the mount in three places at the top edge. The sheet is slightly time-stained and there is some faint mount staining. The left edge is unevenly torn. There are artist's pinholes in the top left and lower right corners. Foxing is visible in places. This work is in overall good condition.
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