Paul Delvaux. Phases of the Moon. March 1939

Paul Delvaux

Phases of the Moon

March 1939

Oil on canvas
55 x 63" (139.7 x 160 cm)
Object number
© 2017 Paul Delvaux / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SABAM, Brussels
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Paul Delvaux has 65 works online.
There are 2,371 paintings online.
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The artist
Claude Spaak, Choisel (France), and Rixensart (Brussels, Belgium). Acquired from the artist
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. [Acquired from Spaak,] by 1951
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Janis, 1951

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