• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 351

    Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

    Portrait de Madame Mahmoud Bey Sultan Helmeja-Zeïtoun

    Price Realised  

    Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
    Portrait de Madame Mahmoud Bey Sultan Helmeja-Zeïtoun
    signed and inscribed 'van Dongen Zeïtoun' (upper right); signed again 'VAN DONGEN' (on the stretcher); inscribed 'Madame Mahmoud Bey Sultan Helmeja-Zeïtoun (Egypte)' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    28 7/8 x 23 5/8 in. (73.3 x 60 cm.)


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

    Provenance

    Dr. A. Roudinesco, Paris (acquired from the artist); sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 10 October 1968, lot 48.
    Acquired by the present owner, circa 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Van Dongen, 1949.
    Paris, Société des Artistes Indépendants, Kees van Dongen de 1911 à 1914, 1970, no. 24.