(n/a) Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963), AUTHENTICATING Butterfly image 5 7/8 x 4 1/2in (15 x 11.5cm); sheet 9 5/16 x 7 11/16in (23.7 x 19.5cm)
Lot 10
Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) Butterfly, c. 1948 image 5 7/8 x 4 1/2in (15 x 11.5cm); sheet 9 5/16 x 7 11/16in (23.7 x 19.5cm)
Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium

Lot Details
Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963)
Butterfly, c. 1948
signed with initials 'GB' (lower right)
gouache and pencil on paper
image 5 7/8 x 4 1/2in (15 x 11.5cm); sheet 9 5/16 x 7 11/16in (23.7 x 19.5cm)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
    Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired from the above, 1963)
    Thence by descent to the present owner

    This work is a study for the book cover designed by Braque for Le Peintre a L'Etude by Francis Ponge.
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