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Charcoal on paper, framed. Featuring a portrait of a woman wearing a necklace and shawl. Signed Witkacy and inscribed 1918 with initials T.D and G.R on the upper right corner. Stamped faintly and illegibly on verso. Inscribed in ink PMR/D 63/87 on verso. Stamped in Polish on verso. Attributed to Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz (Stanislaw Witkacy) (1885-1939, Polish). 60 x 40 cm (24 x 15.75 inches. Framed size: 73.5 x 53 cm (29 x 21 inches). PROVENANCE: This lot carries limited provenance from a Southern Ontario estate


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Stanislaw Witkacy 1918 Polish Modernist Charcoal

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000Dec 05, 2019