• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 136

    Jan Toorop (1858-1928)

    Zittende vrouw: seated lady

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jan Toorop (1858-1928)
    Zittende vrouw: seated lady
    pencil and watercolour on paper, unframed
    29 x 22.5 cm.
    Executed in 1883.


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    To be included in the Catalogue Raisonné on the artist's work, currently being prepared G.W.C. van Wezel.

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    Provenance

    Mr. F.L.M. Dony, The Hague.
    Mr. C. Kuylman, Capelle aan de IJssel, 1986.


    Literature

    Anonymous,'L'Essor. Concert populaire', in: De Amsterdammer, 10 February 1884, 346, p. 5 ('Is het mogelijk te zeggen of de halfnaakte vrouwelijke figuur van Jan Toorop - Etude de femme - bedekt is door een hemd, door een toevallig afgestorte sneeuwmassa, of door eene soort van watten borstrok?').
    Probably: R. Siebelhoff, The early development of Jan Toorop 1879-1892, University of Toronto 1973 (unpublished dissertation), no. W. 8305.


    Exhibited

    Brussels, VIII-ieme Exposition Annuelle, L'Essor, 25 December 1883-28 January 1884.
    The Hague, Haags Gemeentemuseum, Vroege werken van Jan Toorop, 22 February-14 March 1937, cat.no. 10, as: Zittende vrouw.
    Utrecht, Centraal Museum/Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Tentoonstelling van werken van Jan Toorop, 4 October-2 November 1941, cat.no. 5 as: Zittende vrouw (where dated 1881).