Alternatively known as Kizette II, Kizette in Pink and Filette en rose, the portrait was put up for sale by the music mogul Jerry Moss with a recommended guide price of between USD 7 million and USD 10 million.
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The oil on canvas measuring 79.5 cm by 56.2 cm and signed T. de Lempicka shows a scene from Lempicka’s New York apartment of a mystery woman in a white bonnet holding a book with its pages open.
The “Portrait de Marjorie Ferry” showing a young woman draped in a satin sheet, her body, hair and painted fingernails contrasting with the cool grey tones of the sheet and background, will be offered during Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art evening sale.
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