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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1044

    Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)

    Sans titre

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)
    Sans titre
    signed 'Hans Bellmer' (lower right)
    gouache on black card
    12 ¾ x 9 ¾ in. (32.6 x 24.9 cm.)
    Painted circa 1960-1961


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    Rodica Aldoux has confirmed the authenticity of this work. 

    Provenance

    Julien Levy, New York; Estate sale, Tajan, Paris, 8 June 2006, lot 211.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 February 2007, lot 185.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    University Park, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art; Boston, McMullen Museum of Art; Sacramento, Crocker Art Museum; Knoxville Museum of Art and Portland, Maine, Portland Museum of Art, Accommodations of Desire, Surrealist Works on Paper Collected by Julien Levy, September 2004-March 2006, p. 116 (illustrated, p. 56; titled Crouching Woman and with incorrect medium).