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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 106

    André Derain (1880-1954)

    Les baigneuses

    Price Realised  

    André Derain (1880-1954)
    Les baigneuses
    signed 'a derain' (lower right)
    watercolour and pencil on paper
    8 x 11 1/8 in. (20.2 x 28.1 cm.)
    Executed circa 1906


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    Provenance

    Galerie Hopkins-Thomas, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000.


    Saleroom Notice

    This work is sold with a photo-certificate from the Comité Derain.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTOR


    Literature

    J. Munch & R. Labrusse, Matisse-Derain, La vérité du fauvisme, Paris, 2005, p. 50 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Barcelona Museo Picasso, André Derain, 1904-1912, March - June 1997, no. 54 (illustrated p. 96).
    Perpignan, Palais des Congrès, Le Roussillon à l'origine de l'Art moderne 1894-1908, July - September 1998 (illustrated p. 79).
    Marseilles, Museé Cantini, Quelque chose de plus que la couleur: Le Dessin Fauve 1900-1908, June - September 2002, no. 217 (illustrated p. 222).