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    Sale 2165

    Impressionist and Modern Day Sale

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 226

    Andre Derain (1880-1954)

    Chemin en forêt de Fontainebleau

    Price Realised  

    Andre Derain (1880-1954)
    Chemin en forêt de Fontainebleau
    signed 'A. Derain' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    36 1/8 x 28 7/8 in. (91.8 x 73.3 cm.)
    Painted circa 1926-1927


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    Provenance

    Paul Guillaume, Paris.
    M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
    Reinhardt, New York (by 1931).
    Mrs. George W. Norton (circa 1950).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct medium for this work is oil on canvas laid down on board.


    Literature

    A. Salmon, "André Derain," Paris Librairie de France, Paris, 1929, no. XXI (illustrated, pl. 26).
    M. Kellermann, André Derain, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 1996, vol. II, p. 35, no. 542 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Louisville, Kentucky, The Speed Art Museum, Corot to Picasso: French Paintings and Drawings at The Speed Art Museum, November 2002-March 2003.