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    Jean Helion (French/American, 1904-1987)
    L'attente bleue, 1966
    Oil on canvas
    35 x 51 inches (88.9 x 129.5 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: H / 66
    Signed, titled, and dated on the reverse: Hélion / 66 / L'attente bleue

    Christie's, London, May 23, 1996, Lot 185;
    Private collection, Portland, Oregon.

    Galleria II Fante di Spade, Rome, and elsewhere, "Jean Hélion: Oeuvres de 1936 a 1967," 1968.

    M. Butor, Au Nom de Paris, Editions Artère, October 1985, p. 101.

    This work is inventoried in the online Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre de peint de Jean Hélion ( under N° 1893.

    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; minor surface grime; otherwise, there do not appear to be any major condition issues. Framed Dimensions 46 X 61.5 Inches
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    November, 2018
    29th Thursday
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