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Title

The flute

1953?


Artist

Paul Berçot

France

12 Jul 1898 - believed to be 1970


Details


Date

1953?


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

81.0 x 100.1 cm stretcher; 89.5 x 108.5 x 5.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l., black paint "BERCOT". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1953


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9011


Artist information

Paul Berçot

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Galerie Louis Carré, Paris/France, Purchased by the AGNSW from Galerie Louis Carré 1953. Purchased from the exhibition 'French Painting Today' touring Australian State Galleries.


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, French painting today: peintres vivants de l'Ecole de Paris, Sydney, 1953, 13. cat. no. 7

Queensland Art Gallery, French art from Australian collections, Brisbane, 1959. cat.no. 3