Tamara Łempicka (1898 – 1980)

Lot 364. Tamara de Lempicka 1898 – 1980. LE COQUILLAGE. Signed Lempicka (lower right). Oil on canvas; 16 by 20 1/8 in. (40.6 by 51.1 cm). Painted in 1941.Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 USD.

Provenance:

Kizette de Lempicka-Foxhall, Houston (by descent from the artist)
Sale: Christie’s, New York, November 14, 1996, lot 196
Acquired at the above sale

Exhibited:

(probably) Los Angeles, Julien Levy Gallery, Tamara de Lempicka, 1941, no. 9 (titled Nature morte I)
(probably) Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Center, Tamara de Lempicka (Baroness Kuffner), 1942, no. 15 (titled Nature morte I)
Paris, Galerie Ror-Volmar & New York, Iolas Gallery, T. de Lempicka, Oeuvres récentes et anciennes, 1930-1960, 1961, n.n.
Tokyo & Osaka, Seibu Gallery, Tamara de Lempicka, 1981, n.n.

Sothebys. 08 May 2014.

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