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    Sale 12146

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1035

    Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

    Femme nue en fourrure

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
    Femme nue en fourrure
    signed 'Van Dongen.' (lower center)
    watercolor on paper
    25 x 19 ½ in. (63.6 x 48.8 cm.)


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    Jacques Chalom des Cordes will include this work in his forthcoming Van Dongen catalogue critique being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.

    (fig. 1) The artist in Cannes in February 1923. Photo: J.-H. Lartigue. BARCODE: 28864745_fig

    Provenance

    Gertrude Stein, Paris.
    Robert Elkon Gallery, New York.
    Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco (by 1971).
    Pascal de Sarthes Gallery, San Francisco.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A FAMILY COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Tucson, University of Arizona Museum of Art and Kansas City, Missouri, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, Cornelis Theodorus Marie van Dongen, January-March 1971, p. 186, no. 83 (illustrated in color, p. 105).