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    Sale 2164

    Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale

    6 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 12

    Henri Edmond Cross (1856-1910)

    Paysage avec le cap Nègre

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Edmond Cross (1856-1910)
    Paysage avec le cap Nègre
    signed 'Henri Edmond Cross' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    35½ x 46 in. (90.3 x 116.9 cm.)
    Painted in June-November 1906


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    Provenance

    Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris.
    Prince de Wagram, Paris.
    J. Laroche, Paris.
    Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris.
    A. Sommaruga.
    Herbert Kullmann, Manchester; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 May 1914, lot 4.
    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1951.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Family of Evelyn Annenberg Jaffe Hall


    Literature

    P. Jamot, "Exposition H.E. Cross," Chronique des Arts et de la Curiosité, 4 May 1907, p. 156.
    L. Cousturier, "H.E. Cross," L'Art Décoratif, March 1913, p. 120 (illustrated, p. 125).
    O. Maus, Trente années de lutte pour l'art (1884-1914), Brussels, 1926, p. 427 (illustrated).
    L. Cousturier, H.E. Cross: Les artistes nouveaux, Paris, 1932, p. 6 (illustrated, pl. 18).
    J. Leymarie, Le Fauvisme, Geneva, 1959 (illustrated in color).
    I. Compin, H.E. Cross, Paris, 1964, pp. 251-252 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Henri Edmond Cross, April-May 1907, no. 1 (titled, Le Cap Nègre).
    Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Henri Edmond Cross, February-March 1913, no. 44.
    Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Le Paysage du Midi, June 1914, no. 4 (illustrated).
    New York, Fine Arts Associates, Henri Edmond Cross, April-May 1951, no. 12 (titled, The Hill of Saint-Clair).
    New York, Museum of Modern Art; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; San Francisco Museum of Art and Art Gallery of Toronto, Les Fauves, October 1952-May 1953, no. 3 (titled, Landscape, Le Lavandou).