14. Marie LAURENCIN (1883-1956)

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14. Marie LAURENCIN (1883-1956)
14. Marie LAURENCIN (1883-1956) Young girl with a cat Oil on canvas. Signed lower right. 22 x 27 cm Provenance : Pierre and Jeannine Consten Collection. Bibliography : Daniel Marchesseau, Marie Laurencin catalog raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Éditions Marie Laurencin museum, Japan, 1986, n°1243 p 502. "In Apollinaire et ses amis, 1909, her most famous painting which testifies to her In Apollinaire et ses amis, 1909, her most famous painting which testifies to her affair with the poet, the painter slips a dog at the foot of this collective portrait. Owning a pet was fashionable in the 1920s. Cats and dogs accompany the appearances of the famous muses of the Parisian life painted by Marie and whose portraits, like those of Coco Chanel (and refused by the (and refused by the dressmaker), of Eliane de Beaumont are sold at a high price. In our painting, it is a spiritual kitten who affectionately puts his paw on the shoulder of the shoulder of his mistress and seems to share his reading. All the dreamlike art of Marie Laurencin is present there, suggested by tenuous details: the delicately inclined head of the young woman of the young woman, the necklace that suggests the party, the subtle shades of gray illuminated by wine-red roses and pure whites.
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