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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 561

    Jean Pougny (1894-1956)

    Plage de Juan-les-Pins

    Price Realised  

    Jean Pougny (1894-1956)
    Plage de Juan-les-Pins
    signed 'Pougny' (lower right)
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    19¼ x 3¼ in. (49 x 8.2 cm.)
    Painted circa 1949-1950


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    Provenance

    Private collection, London, by whom acquired in the early 1950s, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    H. Berninger, Jean Pougny (Iwan Puni) 1892-1956, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. II, Paris - Côte d'Azur, 1924-1956, Paintings, Tübingen, 1992, no. 970 (illustrated p. 249).


    Exhibited

    London, Adams Brothers Gallery, Exhibition of Paintings by Jean Pougny, 1950, no. 28.
    Paris, Galerie de France, Pougny, Oeuvres Récentes, 1950, no. 4. Paris, Musée national d'art moderne, Rétrospective Pougny, January - February 1958, no. 62.
    Zurich, Kunsthaus, Rétrospective Pougny, April - May 1960, no. 103.