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    Sale 1005

    19th & 20th Century Art at the Hilton Hotel

    27 April 2008, Tel Aviv, Hilton Hotel

  • Lot 98

    JEAN-MICHEL ATLAN (1913 - 1960)

    Carnaval II

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    Estimate

    JEAN-MICHEL ATLAN (1913 - 1960)
    Carnaval II
    signed and dated 'Atlan 48' (lower right); signed again, dated and inscribed '1948 Peinture - Le carnaval' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    39 3/8 x 32 1/8 in. (100 x 81.7 cm.)
    Painted in 1948


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    Provenance

    Private collection, London, by whom acquired directly from the artist, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    A. Jorn (ed.), Atlan, Copenhagen, 1950 (illustrated p. 9).
    Cimaise, 4th series, no. 3, Paris, January - February 1957 (illustrated p. 13).
    J. Polieri, Atlan, catalogue raisonné of the complete works, Paris, 1996, no. 96 (illlustrated p. 189).


    Exhibited

    Eastbourne, The Tower Art Gallery, The Margulies Collection, November 1960, no. 9; this exhibition later travelled to Southampton, Southampton Art Gallery; Cardiff, The National Museum of Wales; Aberdeen, The Art Gallery; Kelvingrove, Glasgow, The Art Gallery and Museum; Kingston-upon-Hull, Ferens Art Gallery; Birmingham, City Museum and Art Gallery and to Liverpool, Walter Art Gallery, July 1961.
    Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Atlan, January - March 1963, no. 11.
    Glasgow, The Art Gallery and Museum, Jewish Art, September - October 1979, no. 6 (illustrated).
    Nantes, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Atlan, premières périodes 1940 - 1954, April - May 1986 (illustrated p. 82).
    London, The Barbican Art Gallery, Jewish Experience in the Art of the 20th Century: Chagall to Kitaj, October 1990 - January 1991.