• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 208

    JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)

    VéGéTATION PROSPèRE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)
    VéGéTATION PROSPèRE
    SIGNED AND DATED 'J. DUBUFFET 57' (LOWER LEFT); SIGNED, TITLED AND DATED 'VéGéTATION PROSPèRE J. DUBUFFET FéVRIER 1957' (ON THE REVERSE)
    INK ON PAPER COLLAGE ON CANVAS
    35 5/8 X 24¼IN. (91 X 61.5CM.)
    EXECUTED IN 1957


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    Provenance

    ANON. SALE, SOTHEBY'S MILAN, 21 NOVEMBER, 1989, LOT 112.
    GALLERIA BLU, MILAN.
    THE LONDON ART GROUP, LONDON.
    GALLERIA ANNUNCIATA, MILAN.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    M. LOREAU, CATALOGUE DES TRAVEAUX DE JEAN DUBUFFET: TABLEAUX D'ASSEMBLAGES, FASCICULE XII, LAUSANNE 1969, NO. 130 (ILLUSTRATED, P. 104).


    Exhibited

    PARIS, GALERIE RIVE DROITE, TABLEAUX D'ASSEMBLAGES, MAY 1957, NO. 6.
    PARIS, GALERIE CRAVEN, VERNISSAGE, JUNE-JULY 1960.