5 February 2015
Léopold Survage (1878-1968)
signed and dated 'Survage. 20' (lower right); signed again and inscribed 'Survage 20 rue Ernest Gerson' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
51 3/8 x 38 1/4 in. (130.5 x 97 cm.)
Painted in 1920
Private collection, France; sale, Christie's, London, 26 June 1996, lot 277.
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Moscow, Russian Academy of Artistic Sciences, L'Art Moderne Français, May - June 1928.
Paris, Musée Galliera, Survage, exposition rétrospective, April - May 1966, no. 36 (titled Paysage - arbres).
Eric Brosset has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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