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      Sale 2255 | Lot 57
      Price Realized: $6,000With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2255 Lot 57

        LOÏS MAILOU JONES (1905 - 1998)
        Florence, Italy.

        Watercolor, 1953. 464x600 mm; 18 1/2x23 1/4 inches. Signed "Loïs Jones Pierre-Noël," titled and dated in watercolor, lower right recto.

        Provenance: collection of the artist; thence by descent to the Loïs Mailou Jones Pierre-Noël Trust.

        Illustrated: Tritobia Hayes Benjamin, The Life and Art of Loïs Mailou Jones, p. 70.

        This charming watercolor of a busy square in Florence is an excellent and large example of Jones's European watercolors. This is also one of the few works we have seen with the artist taking her new husband's name. Shortly after their wedding in France, the newlyweds went on a brief European tour before returning to Washington, DC.

        Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,000