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Portrait of Lillian Browse
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Portrait of Lillian Browse

1936

Mané-Katz (1894-1962)

Oil on canvas

Depth: frame :; Height: canvas : 91.4 cm; Width: canvas : 71.1 cm; Height: frame : (framed); Width: frame :;

Inscription
Signed and dated, lower right, recto, Mané-Katz 36

Acquisition
Browse, Lillian; bequest; 2006
P.2006.LB.1

About this work
This portrait captures the beauty and vibrancy of the celebrated modern art dealer and scholar Lillian Browse (1906-2005). Her major bequest to the Courtauld Gallery includes paintings, drawings and sculpture. Mané Katz was one of the first artists to befriend Browse when she started her career as a young dealer visiting the studios of Paris. She later recalled that Katz painted this portrait as she wandered around his studio casually chatting to him. (Permanent collection label)



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Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London/copyright estate of the artist

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