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Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
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Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

Rotterdam, le bâteau blanc

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Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
Rotterdam, le bâteau blanc
signed 'van Dongen.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
32 x 39 3/8 in. (81.4 x 100 cm.)
Painted circa 1907
Provenance
Theo Moussault, Amsterdam, by whom acquired directly from the artist, and thence by descent; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 10 November 2000, lot 210.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Exhibited
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Van Dongen, 1937, no. 90 (titled 'Het witte schip').
Utrecht, Centraal Museum, Hedendaagsche Nederlandsche Schilderkunst, December 1940 - January 1941.
Amsterdam, Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Nederland-Waterland, January - February 1972, no. 136, p. 68 (illustrated p. 73; titled 'Schip in haven van Rotterdam').
Rotterdam, Kunsthal, Panorama Rotterdam, September 2001 - January 2002, p. 110 (illustrated; titled 'De Haven van Rotterdam (Het witte schip)').
Monaco, Nouveau musée national, Van Dongen, June - September 2008, no. 89 (illustrated p. 140); this exhibition later travelled to Montreal, Musée des beaux-arts and, Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
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Lot Essay

This work will be included in the forthcoming Van Dongen Digital Catalogue raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.

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