• Art Impressionniste et Moderne auction at Christies

    Sale 5583

    Art Impressionniste et Moderne

    1 December 2009, Paris

  • Lot 39

    JEAN HELION (1904-1987)

    Figure bleue

    Price Realised  

    JEAN HELION (1904-1987)
    Figure bleue
    signé, daté et inscrit 'commencé le 21 avril 1937 N.Y. Terminé le 27 sept. à R.B. (Va) (p. 142) Hélion' (au revers)
    huile sur toile
    114.5 x 91 cm. (45 1/8 x 35¾ in.)
    Peint à New York et Rockbridge-Baths, Virginie, USA, en 1937


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    Provenance

    Maurice Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris.
    Puis par descendance au propriétaire actuel.


    Literature

    H.-C. Cousseau, Hélion, Paris, 1992, p. 313 (illustré).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Grand Palais, Jean Hélion, Cent tableaux 1928-1970, décembre 1970-février 1971, p. 34 (illustré).


    Post Lot Text

    'BLUE FORM'; SIGNED, DATED AND INSCRIBED ON THE REVERSE; OIL ON CANVAS.