by Jean Crotti (1878-1958)
France, 1948

10 5/8" high; 16 ¼" wide
Framed: 16 1/2'' high; 21 3/4'' wide

Signed "J. Crotti" (lower right)
With the artist's business card inscribed "Mon cher Walter, Ceci est un petit souvenir pour vous dire que je pense souvent a vous et a l'aide precieuse que vous m'avez apportee a New York. Jean Crotti 2 Juin 48" on the reverse
Translated "Dear Walter, This is a small souvenir for you that I often think of you and the precious help you gave me in New York"

The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Association Duchamp Villon Crotti. A certificate will be delivered to the buyer on request.
Framed in white gold frame

$25,000 - Inv. #151