LEONOR FINI (1907-1996) La Leçon d'acupuncture, dit aussi Le Traitement (Les Leçons) (Painted in 1972)

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LEONOR FINI
(1907-1996)
La Leçon d'acupuncture, dit aussi Le Traitement (Les Leçons)

Sold for £ 122,750 (US$ 168,427) inc. premium
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
LEONOR FINI (1907-1996)
La Leçon d'acupuncture, dit aussi Le Traitement (Les Leçons)
signed 'Leonor Fini' (lower right)
oil on canvas
100 x 100cm (39 3/8 x 39 3/8in).
Painted in 1972

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Galerie Lambert Monet, Geneva.
    Chalet Saqqarah, Gstaad.
    Private collection, US (acquired from the above circa 1970s).

    Literature
    X. Gauthier, Leonor Fini, Paris, 1973.
    L. Fini, Le Livre de Leonor Fini, Lausanne & Paris, 1975.
    Leonor Fini, Das groβe Bilderbuch, Munich, 1975.
    M. Gagnebin, Fascination de la laideur, Lausanne, 1978 (p. 251).
    C. Jelenski, Leonor Fini, découverte et masquée, Paris, 1978.
    J. Audiberti (et al.), Leonor Fini, Paris, 1981.
    P. Borgue, Leonor Fini ou le Théâtre de l'imaginaire, Paris, 1983.
    K. Ogata, A New Species which Violates Boundaries, Leonor Fini, Tokyo, 2006 (p. 197).
    P. Webb, Leonor Fini, Métamorphoses d'un art, Paris, 2007.
    P. Webb, Sphinx, The Life and Art of Leonor Fini, New York, 2009.
    R. Overstreet & N. Zukerman, Leonor Fini, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, Zurich, 2021, no. 792 (illustrated p. 439).

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  • Please note that the correct medium should read as follows: oil and gouache on canvas
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