SANYU (1901-1966)

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15000 - 20000 EUR
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Result : 130 000EUR
SANYU (1901-1966)
SANYU (1901-1966) "Portrait of a young woman with a single eye Oil on strong cardboard Signed in Chinese and French lower right On the back, handwritten note: Paris, 1946 Oil on strong cardboard, signed in Chinese and French lower right Dimensions : 25x 25,5 cm - H 9 7/8 x W 10 in (The corner at the top right has been folded. Some material missing) (The corner at the top right has been bent. Some missing material) PROVENANCE: Former Franck Willmann collection. By descent to the present owner Nephew of the painter Edmond Dupain (1847 - 1933), Franck Willmann lived with his parents at number 12 rue d'Alésia in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. In parallel to his studies as an agricultural engineer, he took painting classes at the Académie Libre de la Grande Chaumière until 1946. He then frequented the painters who populated the Montparnasse district. These two small oil paintings on cardboard were given to him just after the war by Sanyu, whom he was in contact with along with other students at the Grande Chaumière. An analysis report from the Art In Lab will be given to the buyer.
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