Tamara Łempicka (1998 – 1980)

Lot 403. Tamara de Lempicka (Polish, 1898-1980). “Portrait of a Young Girl in a Green Dress”. Pen and pencil drawing on paper. 1929-30. Signed lower left. Light cream wove paper. Very good condition. From the Artist to her daughter, Marie C. “Kizette” de Lempicka Foxhall, to private collector, Cuernavaca, Mexico. Our example is a preliminary study for the finished painting of the same name. Lempicka, born Maria Górska in Warsaw, Poland, was an Art Deco painter and “the first woman artist to be a glamour star. Overall size: 11 1/16 x 8 3/4 in. (281 x 222 mm). Image size: 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (248 x 190 mm). Estimate $10,000 – $12,000.

Stanford. 7/26/14.

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