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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1333

    Albert Marquet (1875-1947)

    Nu sur fond bleu

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    Albert Marquet (1875-1947)
    Nu sur fond bleu
    signed and dated 'marquet 1913' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    25 5/8 x 36 ¼ in. (65 x 92 cm.)
    Painted in 1913

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    This work will be included in the forthcoming volume of the catalogue critique of Albert Marquet’s paintings being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute.


    Galerie Druet, Paris (acquired from the artist, October 1913).
    René Dreyfus, Paris (acquired from the above, November 1913).
    Mme de Dampierre, Paris (by descent from the above).
    Marcelle Marquet, Paris (acquired from the above, 1952).
    Martinet collection, Paris (by descent from the above).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, March 1987.


    F. Fosca, "A. Marquet," Les peintres français nouveaux, no. 12, 1922, p. 55 (illustrated).
    F. Jourdain, Marquet, Paris, 1959, p. 185 (illustrated; titled Nu à l'étoffe bleu).
    R. Bouillot, "Le Bloc Notes, Albert Marquet," La lettre aux collectionneurs, no. 4, April-May 1988, p. 29.
    A. González, "Retrato del artista con un ojo cerrado," Albert Marquet, Colección del Museo de Bellas Artes de Burdeos, exh. cat., Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao, 2001, p. 31 (illustrated in color).


    Geneva, Exposition internationale d'art moderne, December 1920-January 1921, p. 11, no. 282 (titled Nu, étoffe bleue).
    Tokyo, Mitsukoshi; Osaka, Art Dealer's Exhibition Hall and Tokyo Art Association, Exposition d'art français contemporain, February-June 1924, no. 288.
    Paris, Musée d'art moderne, Albert Marquet, October-December 1948, p. 21, no. 30 (titled Nu à ramages; dated 1912 and with inverted dimensions).
    London, Wildenstein & Co., Ltd., Paintings by Albert Marquet, October-November 1952, p. 7, no. 17.
    New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Marquet, January-February 1953, p. 23, no. 33 (titled Nu à ramage).
    Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Le nu à travers les ages, May 1954, no. 36 (titled Nu à la tenture bleue and with incorrect dimensions).
    Paris, Grand Palais, 50ème Salon d'Automne, November-December 1958, no. 24.
    Tokyo, Bridgestone Museum of Art, Marquet, September-October 1960, no. 19 (illustrated).
    Paris, Galerie Jean-Claude & Jacques Bellier, Marquet, aspects insolites, May-June 1962, p. 9, no. 17.
    Kunstverein in Hamburg, Albert Marquet, Gemälde, Pastelle, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, November 1964-January 1965.
    New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Albert Marquet, October-December 1971, no. 20 (illustrated; titled Nu couché sur fond noir and with incorrect dimensions).
    London, Wildenstein & Co., Ltd., Albert Marquet, January-February 1972, no. 13 (illustrated; titled Nu couché sur fond noir).
    Tokyo, Seibu Museum of Art; Kyoto National Museum of Art and Fukuoka Art Museum, Albert Marquet, September 1973-1974, no. 16 (illustrated).
    Bordeaux, Galerie des Beaux-Arts and Paris, Orangerie des Tuileries, Albert Marquet, May 1975-January 1976, p. 102, no. 57 (illustrated and illustrated again in color, p. 55; titled Nu couché sur fond bleu).
    Lausanne, Fondation de l'Hermitage, Albert Marquet, February-May 1988, p. 184, no. 35 (illustrated and illustrated again in color).
    Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Fine Arts; Nagoya, Matsuzakaya; Nara, Sogo Museum of Art and Ibaraki, Museum of Modern Art, Albert Marquet, September 1991-February 1992, p. 46, no. 21 (illustrated in color).