6 November 2013
Françoise Gilot (b. 1921)
La Hotte (Country Kitchen)
signed 'F. Gilot' (lower right); dated and titled 'Octobre 1951 "la hotte" "country kitchen" (on the reverse)
oil on panel
28¾ x 36¼ in. (73 x 92 cm.)
Painted in October 1951
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (1952).
Curt Valentin Gallery, New York (1954).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, by 1955.
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Paris, Galerie Gerlad Piltzer, 1999.
Françoise Gilot has confirmed the authenticity of this work. It is recorded in her archives under the number 210.
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