• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    Robert Delaunay (1885-1941)

    Nature morte Portugaise

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Delaunay (1885-1941)
    Nature morte Portugaise
    pen and India ink and pencil on paper
    8¼ x 10½ in. (21 x 26.7 cm.)
    Drawn in 1915


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    Richard Riss has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

    Provenance

    Sonia Delaunay, Paris.
    The New Gallery, New York.
    Richard S. Davis, Wayzata, Minnesota.
    John Rewald, New York (by 1959).
    Minami Gallery, Tokyo.
    Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 June 1988, lot 349.
    Private collection, France.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 February 2007, lot 151.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    P. Francastel and G. Habasque, Robert Delaunay, Du Cubisme à l'Art Abstrait, Paris, 1957, p. 357, no. 710.
    B. Dorival, Robert Delaunay 1885-1941, Paris, 1975, p. 62, no. 383 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Los Angeles, Municipal Art Gallery, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Rewald, 1959, no. 31.