• Post-War & Contemporary Art Mo auction at Christies

    Sale 2598

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    15 November 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 227

    Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

    Corps de dame

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
    Corps de dame
    signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 1950' (lower right)
    gouache and graphite on paper
    19 x 12¼ in. (48.2 x 31.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1950.


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    Provenance

    Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Varenne, Paris


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    M. Loreau, Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, Fascicule VI: Corps de dames, Lausanne, 1965, p. 90, no. 128 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Paris, Grand Palais, Jean Dubuffet: A Retrospective, April-December 1973, p. 191, no. 166 (illustrated).