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JACQUES VILLON (French, 1875-1963)
Tête, 1929
Oil on canvas
14 x 11-1/4 inches (35.6 x 28.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower left
Signed, titled, and dated verso
Bears inscription on stretcher: No. 9 Portrait Villon

PROVENANCE:
Galerie Lucien Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris (label verso)
Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, Connecticut, Fine American and European Paintings, October 25, 2001, lot 81
Private Collection, Port Washington, New York



Condition Report*:

Slight paint loss in upper left corner; surface grime, suggesting that the painting could benefit from a light cleaning; under UV examination, possible pinpoint in-painting along left edge and in upper right corner. Framed Dimensions 17.75 X 15.25 Inches

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October, 2012
23rd Tuesday
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