Chaim Soutine (1893-1943)
Property from the Colin Family Collection 
Chaim Soutine (1893-1943)

Le Poisson

Chaim Soutine (1893-1943)
Le Poisson
signed 'Soutine' (lower right)
oil on panel laid down on cradled panel
14 7/8 x 30½ in. (38 x 78 cm.)
Painted circa 1933
Lucien Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris.
Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 17 January 1945, lot 149.
Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owner.
F. Rosamund, "In Memoriam, Soutine Over 20 Years," Art News, vol. 43, no. 13, October 1944, p. 14.
M. Upton, Sun, 14 October 1944.
A. Watt, "Art Dealers of Paris, Mouradian and Vallotton," Studio, vol. 155, no. 782, May 1958, p. 147 (illustrated).
M. Castaing and J. Leymarie, Soutine, Paris, 1963, p. 30 (illustrated in color, pl. XXXIII).
P. Couthion, Soutine, Peintre du déchirant, Geneva, 1972, p. 107 (illustrated in color and illustrated again, p. 276E).
A. Werner, Chaim Soutine, 1977, no. 41 (illustrated in color).
E. Dunow, "Die Stilleben Soutines," Chaim Soutine, exh. cat., Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, 1981, p. 95 (illustrated; titled Die Forelle; dated 1933).
Soutine, exh. cat., Galleri Bellman, New York, 1983, p. 11.
F. Porzio, Chaim Soutine, I Dipinti della collezione Castaing, exh. cat., Galleria Bergamini, Milan, 1987 (illustrated; titled La Trota).
M. Tuchman, E. Dunow and K. Perls, Chaim Soutine, Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1993, vol. I, p. 492, no. 114 (illustrated in color; illustrated again, p. 347).
N.L. Kleeblatt and K.E. Silver, An Expressionist in Paris, The Paintings of Chaim Soutine, exh. cat., The Jewish Museum, New York, 1998, p. 143 (illustrated, fig. 75).
M. Tuchman and E. Dunow, The New Landscape, The New Still Life, Soutine and Modern Art, exh. cat., Cheim & Read, New York, 2006 (illustrated in color).
New York, Niveau Gallery, Soutine, October-November, 1944, no. 7 (dated 1926).
New York, The Museum of Modern Art and Cleveland Museum of Art, Soutine, November 1950-March 1951, p. 113 (illustrated, p. 86; titled Salmon).
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., The Colin Collection, April-May 1960, no. 88 (illustrated).
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paintings from Private Collections, Summer Loan Exhibitions, July-September 1962, p. 9, no. 89.
New York, Malborough Gallery, Chaim Soutine, October-November 1973, p. 84, no. 68 (illustrated).

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