• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2167

    Post War and Contemporary Evening Sale

    13 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

    Corps de dame, la rose incarnate

    Price Realised  

    Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
    Corps de dame, la rose incarnate
    signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet Juin 50' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    46 x 35½ in. (116.8 x 90.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1950.

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department


    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
    Alfonso Ossorio, New York
    Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Anderson, Atherton
    Galerie Beyeler, Basel
    Phyllis Hattis Fine Arts, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1997

    Pre-Lot Text



    M. Loreau, ed., Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet: Corps de dames, fascicule VI, Paris, 1965, p. 74, no. 100 (illustrated).


    New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Exhibition of Paintings by Jean Dubuffet, January-February 1951, no. 10 (illustrated).
    New York, Museum of Modern Art; Art Institute of Chicago and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Work of Jean Dubuffet, February-April 1962, p. 47 (illustrated).
    London, Tate Gallery, Jean Dubuffet: Paintings, April-May 1966, p. 30, no. 37 (illustrated).
    Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Jean Dubuffet 1943-1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages, June-September 1993, p. 75, no. 31 (illustrated in color).