SIMON-ALBERT BUSSY

Dôle (Jura) 1870-1954 London

Black Bird of Paradise, 1948

Signed with the artist’s initials and dated, lower right, SB/48; the back of the stretcher inscribed, Paradis noir


Oil on canvas

14 x 12 inches

35.6 x 30.5 cm

Provenance

Studio of the artist, thence by descent to

John Strachey, Esq. (1901-1963), London (sale: London, Sotheby’s, One Hundred Paintings by Simon Bussy: The Property of John Strachey, Esq., 7 May 1964, lot 15, Black Bird of Paradise)

Private collection, England, until 2018


Exhibitions

London, The Leicester Galleries, Oiseaux, Poissons, Fleurs et Animaux: An Exhibition of Paintings by Simon Bussy, October 1949, cat. no. 76, Black Bird of Paradise


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