8 May 2018
Andre Derain (1880-1954)
Paysage en Provence, Martigues
signed 'a Derain' (lower right)
oil on canvas
36 3/8 x 28 7/8 in. (92.2 x 73.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1908
(possibly) Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris.
Private collection, Sweden (acquired from the above, circa 1953); sale, Christie's, London, 5 December 1978, lot 36.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 16 November 1983, lot 41.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owners.
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M. Potter et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: European Works of Art, New York, 1984, vol. I, p. 340 (illustrated in color, p. 341).
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