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    Sale 7599

    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    24 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 2

    Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

    Nature morte aux fruits dans le soleil

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    Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)
    Nature morte aux fruits dans le soleil
    signed 'Bonnard' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    15 3/8 x 23½ in. (39.2 x 59.6 cm.)
    Painted circa 1931

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    Gaston Bernheim-Jeune (known as Gaston Bernheim de Villers), Paris.
    Sam Salz Gallery, New York.
    Mr and Mrs Nate B. Spingold, New York.
    Mrs Francis Spingold, New York, by 1952.
    Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 9 May 1989, lot 39a.
    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York.
    Acquavella Galleries, New York.
    Acquired from the above in October 1992.

    Pre-Lot Text



    J. & H. Dauberville, Bonnard: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. III, 1920-1939, Paris, 1973, no. 1467 (illustrated p. 368).


    Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, La nature morte de l'Antiquité à nos jours, April - June 1952, no. 105 (illustrated pl. XL, titled 'Corbeille de fruits au soleil').
    New York, Paul Rosenberg & Co., Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Pierre Bonnard, March - April 1956, no. 18 (illustrated p. 16).