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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    Andre Derain (1880-1954)

    Tête de femme

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    Andre Derain (1880-1954)
    Tête de femme
    signed 'Derain' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    12 3/8 x 10½ in. (31.4 x 26.7 cm.)
    Painted circa 1932-1933


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    The Comité Derain has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.

    Provenance

    Paul Guillaume, Paris.
    M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
    Alex and Rita K. Hillman, New York (acquired from the above, November 1941).
    Gift from the above to the present owner, October 1968.


    Saleroom Notice

    The Comité Derain has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation*


    Literature

    E. Braun, et al., Manet to Matisse, The Hillman Family Collection, Seattle and New York, 1994, p. 62, no. 12 (illustrated in color, p. 63; dated circa 1924).
    M. Kellermann, André Derain, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 1996, vol. II, p. 256, no. 1295 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, April-May 1972.
    Roslyn, New York, Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Modern Masters: Paintings and Drawings from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, December 1977-February 1978, no. 6 (illustrated).
    Austin, University of Texas; Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Museum of Art; Hunstville, Alabama, Hunstville Museum of Art; St. Petersburg, Florida, Museum of Fine Arts; Lawrence, University of Kansas, Spencer Museum of Art; Huntington, West Virginia, Huntington Gallery; Little Rock, Arkansas Art Center; Williamsburg, Virginia, College of William and Mary, Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art and Ames, Iowa State University, Brunnier Gallery and Museum, Selections from the Collection of the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, January 1979-November 1985.


    Post Lot Text

    *This lot may be exempt from sales tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice in the back of the catalogue.