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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 446

    James Ensor (1860-1949)

    Roses et tanagras

    Price Realised  

    James Ensor (1860-1949)
    Roses et tanagras
    signed and dated 'Ensor 1917' (lower right)
    oil on canvas laid down on panel
    15 x 23 3/8 in. (38.1 x 59.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1917


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    Provenance

    Sam Salz, Paris and New York.
    Nelson, Brussels (L.A. Geleyns).
    Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels.
    Acquired by the present owner in the late 1980s.


    Literature

    G. Le Roy, James Ensor, Brussels & Paris, 1922, p. 195.
    X. Tricot, James Ensor, Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, vol. II, 1902-1941, London, 1992, no. 483 (illustrated p. 478).


    Exhibited

    Brussels, Galerie Georges Giroux, 1920, no. 63(?).
    Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, 1929, no. 287(?).
    Cologne, Galerie Becker-Newman, Ausstellung James Ensor, October - November 1929, no. 11.
    Amsterdam, Kunsthandel Huinck & Scherjon, Tentoonstelling van Nederlandsche en Fransche Kunst, October - November 1931, no. 3.
    Brussels, Galerie Georges Giroux, Hommage à James Ensor, October - November 1945, no. 111(?).
    Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot, Ensor dans les collections privées, December 1965 - January 1966, no. 31 (dated '1907'; with incorrect dimensions).
    Geneva, Galerie Motte, Exposition James Ensor, May - July 1966, no. 9.
    Neckarrems-Stuttgart, Galerie Schloss Remseck, James Ensor, March - April 1972, no. 7(?).