ANDRÉ MASSON (1896-1987)
ANDRÉ MASSON (1896-1987)
ANDRÉ MASSON (1896-1987)
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ANDRÉ MASSON (1896-1987)

La Tabatière

Details
ANDRÉ MASSON (1896-1987)
La Tabatière
signed 'André Masson' (lower right)
oil on canvas
9 ½ x 7 ½ in. (24.1 x 19 cm.)
Painted in 1924
Provenance
Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (by 1924).
Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 26 June 1985, lot 238.
Kouros Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, circa 1990.
Literature
F.F.L. Beatty, André Masson and the Imagery of Surrealism, Ph.D. Diss., Columbia University, New York, 1981, p. 535 (illustrated, pl. 146).
G. and M. Masson and C. Loewer, André Masson: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, 1919-1929, Paris, 2010, vol. I, p. 236, no. 1924-43 (illustrated in color; with inverted image).
Exhibited
Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), André Masson, February-March 1924, no. 47 (dated 1923).
Paris, Artcurial, André Masson: Mythes et chimères, March-April 1986, no. 3.
New York, Kouros Gallery, André Masson: Works from 1923-1944, October-November 1986, no. 2.

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