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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 293

    Theo Van Rysselberghe (1862-1926)

    Baigneuses autour d'un rocher (Baigneuses sur les rochers)

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    Theo Van Rysselberghe (1862-1926)
    Baigneuses autour d'un rocher (Baigneuses sur les rochers)
    signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'VR 1910' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    64 1/8 x 44 1/2 in. (163 x 113 cm.)
    Decorative panel painted in 1910 for the Villa de Nocard in Neuilly-sur-Seine


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    The authenticity has been confirmed by Pascal de Sadeleer and Olivier Bertrand who will include the present work in their Théo Van Rysselberghe catalogue raisonné.

    Provenance

    Paul Nocard, Neuilly-sur-Seine, commissioned from the artist in 1909.
    Private collection, Belgium; sale, Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 8 November 1978, lot 445.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE DUTCH COLLECTOR


    Literature

    T. Van Rysselberghe, Letter to A. Fontainas, 27 February 1909.
    T. Van Rysselberghe, Letter to H. Van de Velde, 25 July 1909.
    T. Van Rysselberghe, Letter to O. Maus, 5 February & 2 September 1910.
    G. Van Zype, in L'Art et les Artistes, vol. VII, no. 74, May 1911, p. 90.
    O. Maus, in L'Art Moderne, 5 March 1911.
    F. Hellens, in L'Art Moderne, 26 March 1911.
    A. De Rudder, 'La Libre Esthétique', in Revue de Belgique, April 1911, p. 413.
    A. Dreyfuss, 'Théo van Rysselberghe', in Die Kunst. Monatschete für Freie und angewandte kunst. Neunundzwanzigsster band freie Kunst der 'Kunst für alle', vol. XXIX, Munich, 1914, pp. 528-538 (illustrated p. 538).
    A. Fontainas, in L'Art et les artistes, no. 3, 1919.
    A. Mabille de Poncheville, 'Théo Van Rysselberghe', in Grand artistique, January 1926, p. 14.
    M.J. Chartrain-Hebbelinck, 'Le groupe des XX et La Libre Esthétique', in RBAHA, vol. XXXIV, no. 1-2, 1965, p. 121.
    R. Feltkamp, Théo Van Rysselberghe, Catalogue raisonné, Brussels, 2003, no. 1910-006, p. 387 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie E. Druet, Exposition de Peintures de Théo van Rysselberghe, February - March 1911, nos. 1-5.