• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 302

    Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

    Jeune fille à sa toilette

    Price Realised  

    Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
    Jeune fille à sa toilette
    signed and inscribed 'van Dongen à Germain(e?) Coquet pour la vie' (lower right)
    gouache, watercolour, pen and ink and pencil on the reverse of the title-page of Galerie Charpentier 1942
    9½ x 6¼ (24.4 x 15.9 cm.)
    Executed most probably in 1942


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    To be included in the forthcoming Kees van Dongen Catalogue critique being prepared by Jacques Chalom Des Cordes under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.

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    Provenance

    Germain(e?) Coquet, Paris, a gift from the artist.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 15 May 1986, lot 177.
    Acquired at the above; sale, Sotheby's, London, 9 February 2005, lot 283.
    Private collection, London, by whom acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR