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Property from a Private European Collection

Tamara de Lempicka

Paysage de nuit

Auction Closed

March 7, 03:05 PM GMT

Estimate

300,000 - 500,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private European Collection

Tamara de Lempicka

1898 - 1980


Paysage de nuit

signed T. de Lempicka (upper right); signed indistinctly T. Kuffner multiple times (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

56 by 66 cm. 22 by 26 ⅛ in.

Framed: 76.8 by 88.9 cm. 30 ¼ by 35 in.

Executed in 1950.

Private Collection, Italy (acquired from the artist in 1950)

Thence by descent from the above in 1992 to the present owner

Une Semaine de Paris, 31 May 1950, illustrated (titled Buste dans les nuages)

Marc Vaux, Fonds Lempicka, M.N.A.M., Paris, 1972

Alain Blondel, Tamara de Lempicka: Catalogue Raisonné, 1921-1979, Lausanne, 1999, no. B.298, p. 357, illustrated in colour

Alain Blondel, Tamara de Lempicka Online Catalogue Raisonné, www.delempicka.org, no. B.298 (accessed 6 November 2023)

Paris, Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, Union des Femmes Peintres, Sculpteurs, et Décorateurs, 1950, no. 607, p. 23, listed (titled Buste dans les nuages)