Les strelitzies (Oiseaux de Paradis)
Artwork: Les strelitzies (Oiseaux de Paradis)
Size: 120 x 36 cm
Medium: Oil and sand on canvas
Creation year: 1941
Marks: Signed 'G Braque' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Private collection, Bassecourt, Switzerland, by 1953; Galerie de l'Elysee [Alex Maguy], Paris (no 1237), by 1967; Private collection, Europe, by 1979, and thence by descent to the present owners
Exhibition history: Zurich, Kunsthaus, Georges Braque, June - July 1953, no 92 (titled 'Nature morte aux fleurs'); Le Havre, Nouveau Musee du Havre, Georges Braque, April - May 1967, no 23 (illustrated pl VI; titled 'Fleurs au vase bleu' and dated '1932-1933')

Christie's London

Date: 2016-06-23
Lot Number: 232