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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 269

    Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

    Arabe aux palmiers

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
    Arabe aux palmiers
    signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 48' (upper left)
    gouache on paper
    17 7/8 x 21 7/8 in. (45.4 x 55.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1947-1948.


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    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse, New York
    By descent to the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Pierre-Noël Matisse


    Literature

    P. Selz, The Work of Jean Dubuffet, New York, 1962, p. 36 (illustrated).
    M. Loreau, ed., Catalogue des Travaux de Jean Dubuffet: Roses d'Allah, clowns du désert, Lausanne, 1967, fascicule IV, pp. 34 and 212, no. 37 (illustrated in color).