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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 404

    Albert Gleizes (French, 1881-1953)

    Composition pour 'Méditation'

    Price Realised  

    Albert Gleizes (French, 1881-1953)
    Composition pour 'Méditation'
    signed and dated 'Alb Gleizes.32-33' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    29¾ x 48¾ in. (75.6 x 124 cm.)
    Painted in 1932-1933


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    Provenance

    Juliette Roche-Gleizes, the artist's wife, Paris, by descent, until at least 1965.
    Galerie Françoise Tournié, Paris.
    J.P. Gleizes, Montauban.
    Galerie Bourdon, Paris.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 27 June 1984, lot 187.
    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 27 November 1986, lot 258.
    Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner.
    On loan to the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, since 1995.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    Exh. cat., Abstraction-Création 1931-1936, Münster/Paris, 1978, no. 2 (illustrated p. 164).
    A. Varichon, Albert Gleizes, Catalogue raisonné, vol. II, Paris, 1998, no. 1412 (illustrated p. 455).
    U. Peters & A. Legde, Kulturgeschichtliche Spaziergänge im Germanischen Nationalmuseum, Moderne Zeiten, die Sammlung zum 20.Jahrhundert, vol. III, Nuremberg, 2000 (illustrated p. 71).


    Exhibited

    London, Marlborough Fine Art, Albert Gleizes: Paintings, Gouaches, Drawings, September - October 1956, no. 29.
    New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Albert Gleizes, 1881-1953, A Retrospective Exhibition, 1964, no. 147 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Paris, Musée national d'Art moderne and Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall.
    Basel, Galerie d'Art Moderne Marie-Suzanne Feigel, Albert Gleizes, 1881-1953, Retrospective, June - October 1969, no. 38 (illustrated).
    Courbevoie, Musée Roybet-Fould, Albert Gleizes, 1881-1953, November - December 1971, nos. 83 (illustrated) & 102.
    Paris, Galerie Françoise Tournié, Albert Gleizes, 1881-1953, 1972, no. 13 (illustrated).
    Montauban, Musée Ingres, Rencontres d'art, Hommage à Albert Gleizes, April - May 1973, no. 13 (illustrated).
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 26 (illustrated p. 81); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.