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    Étienne Ret (French/American, 1900-1996)

    At the Piano
    Undated
    Oil on board
    Signed upper right
    42 x 31 inches (106.7 x 78.7 cm)

    Etienne Ret's work focused on the female form, usually depicting women in candid, everyday settings. This young woman in At the Piano is one of his more detailed works, with her beautiful face gazing down at the piano keyboard. The rich brown hues dominate the well-structured composition.

    Provenance:
    The Artist's Mart, Washington (1967)


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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