Painting by Wlodzimierz Terlikowski, Les Masques,dated 1920. This work sold in Sotheby's London, October 22nd in 2003 (lot 124). It has been in the collection of an American family in New Jersey since then, and well cared for. 50"x 63". Oil on canvas. Signed by the artist and dated lower right. (From Askart):"Vlodzimierz Terlikowski was born April 24, 1873 near Warsaw in Poraj, Poland. The artist traveled extensively through France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland and Northern Africa. He mounted several solo exhibitions between 1900 and 1930 throughout Paris, Rome, Warsaw and the United States. The artist settled in Montparnasse where he was a contemporary of Modigliani, Soutine, Picasso, Vlaminick and Derain. His technique is most identified by his use of the palette knife and has been compared to the work of Cezanne and Renoir."