Tamara Łempicka (1898 – 1980)

Lot 402. Tamara de Lempicka (Polish, 1898-1980). “Portrait”. Pencil drawing on paper. c1930s. Signed in pencil, lower right. Light cream wove paper. Fair to good condition; a few vertical creases; scattered foxing, mostly visible verso; annotation upper right. Provenance: Estate of a prominent collector, Cuernavaca, Mexico, acquired directly from the artist. Lempicka, born Maria Górska in Warsaw, Poland, was an Art Deco painter and “the first woman artist to be a glamour star. Overall size: 10 5/8 x 7 1/4 in. (270 x 184 mm). Image size: 9 3/4 x 7 in. (248 x 178 mm). Estimate $6,000 – $8,000.

Stanford. 7/26/14

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