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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 389

    Marie Laurencin (1883-1956)

    Les enfants du château

    Price Realised  

    Marie Laurencin (1883-1956)
    Les enfants du château
    signed and dated 'Marie Laurencin 1930' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    25 5/8 x 21 3/8 in. (65.3 x 54.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1930


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    Provenance

    Galerie Flechtheim, Berlin & Dusseldorf (no. 12431).
    Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Paris, by 1931 (no. 2811).
    Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, by 1931.
    Lily Pons, Dallas; her sale, Sotheby's, New York, 26 May 1976, lot 58.
    Hilde Gerst Gallery, New York, by whom acquired at the above sale.
    Margaret M. Enoch, by whom acquired from the above in December 1976; sale, Christie's, New York, 7 November 2007, lot 450 ($145,000).


    Literature

    D. Marchesseau, Marie Laurencin 1883-1956, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. I, Tokyo, 1986, no. 522 (illustrated p. 233).


    Exhibited

    New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by Marie Laurencin, 1931, no. 14.
    Dallas, The Museum for Contemporary Arts, The Lily Pons Collection, 1961.