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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 250

    Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

    Le cheval blanc

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
    Le cheval blanc
    signed 'van Dongen' (lower centre); inscribed 'Le cheval blanc (S. et [M].)' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    19¾ x 25 5/8 in. (50.2 x 65.1 cm.)


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    Jacques Chalom des Cordes will include this painting in his forthcoming van Dongen catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.

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    Provenance

    Galerie Pétridès, Paris.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York, 16 May 1979, lot 262.
    Gwynne Gallery, Tahoe City, California, by whom acquired at the above sale.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1979.