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Leonor Fini (with certificate) - Bouffon

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Leonor Fini (with certificate) - Bouffon

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Gouache - Signed - 1964

Artist: Leonor Fini (with certificate)
Title of artwork: Bouffon
Technique: Gouache
Signature: Signed
Year: 1964
Period: 1960-1969
Condition: Good
Image size: 35×26 cm
Total dimensions: 40×31×2 cm
Sold with frame: Yes

Leonor Fini (1907–1996) was an Argentinian surrealist painter, designer, illustrator, and author.

Some of her most important work was done for the theater and included both sets and costumes.

This Gouache is a "Etude de costumes" for the characters of the play "Lucrèce Borgia" (a Victor Hugo play) which it was presented in 1964 in the parisian "Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier". (See photo from the poster)
This picture depicts a Bouffon

Documentation:
- Excellent provenance. Stamp from Jan Krugier collection and reference number JK 5479. Jan Krugier was a renown art dealer
- certificated by Richard Overstreet. Responsible for Leonor Fini states and catalogue raisonne

The artist’s works are held in the collections of the MOMA in NY, Pompidou in Paris, and the TATE in London, among others.

Leonor Fini is considered one of the most important women artists of the mid-twentieth century, along with Leonora Carrington, Frida Kahlo, Meret Oppenheim, Remedios Varo, and Dorothea Tanning.

It is in perfect condition. It is framed and behind glass.
Signed: L. Fini

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