DescriptionFrançoise Gilot (b. 1921)
Composition with a Bottle, 1961
Oil and tempera on paper
25-1/2 x 19-3/4 inches (64.8 x 50.2 cm) (sheet)
Signed lower right: F. Gilot.
Signed and inscribed on paper attached to frame verso: To Joe and Kathy / This still life "composition with a bottle" was painted in Paris, in a group of tempera and oils where I was preoccupied with black backgrounds in contrast with bright colours and elaborate textures / Françoise Gilot
Joseph and Kathryn Kochansky;
Private collection, Lafayette, Louisiana, acquired from the above, circa 1982.
We wish to thank Madam Françoise Gilot for confirming the authenticity of this lot, which is recorded in the Françoise Gilot Archives as #G.1945.
This work is mounted and framed under acrylic; some minor creases along the edges, with a small abrasion near the lower right edge; otherwise, no other apparent condition issues. Framed Dimensions 35 X 29 Inches
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