• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    Guy Pène du Bois (1884-1958)

    Bull Market Promenade

    Price Realised  

    Guy Pène du Bois (1884-1958)
    Bull Market Promenade
    signed 'Guy Pène du Bois' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1928.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Estate of the above.
    Brandeis University Women's Committee, Waltham, Massachusetts.
    James Graham & Sons, New York.
    Dr. and Mrs. Elton Yasuna, Florida, acquired from the above, 1967.
    [With]Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, 1985.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1988.


    Literature

    James Graham & Sons, Guy Pène du Bois, 1884-1958: Paintings of Twenty Younger Years, 1913-1933, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1963, p. 7, no. 34, illustrated.
    B. Fahlman, Guy Pène du Bois: Painter of Modern Life, New York, 2004, pp. 30, 112, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, James Graham & Sons, Guy Pène du Bois, 1884-1958: Paintings of Twenty Younger Years, 1913-1933, November 19-December 14, 1963, no. 34.
    New York, James Graham & Sons, Guy Pène du Bois: Painter of Modern Life, May 6-July 9, 2004.