LÉOPOLD SURVAGE (1879-1968)
LÉOPOLD SURVAGE (1879-1968)
LÉOPOLD SURVAGE (1879-1968)
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LÉOPOLD SURVAGE (1879-1968)

Mélancolie

Details
LÉOPOLD SURVAGE (1879-1968)
lancolie
signed and dated 'Survage. 6.8.36.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
24 1⁄8 x 19 5⁄8 in. (61 x 49.8 cm.)
Painted on 6 August 1936
Provenance
Artist's collection (until at least 1959).
Galerie du Fleuve, Bordeaux.
A. Sylvain, France (by 1966).
Private collection, Le Touquet; sale, Christie's, London, 5 February 2009, lot 440.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
F. Pluchard, "Survage ou l’anticubisme," COMBAT, 15 June 1964, p. 8 (illustrated).
J. Warnod, Léopold Survage, Bruxelles, 1983, p. 87 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Warsaw, Muzeum Narodowe W Warszawie, Malarstwo francuskie od Gauguin do dnia dzisiejszego, April-May 1959, no. 150 (illustrated; titled Mloda dziewczyna z lisciem).
Paris, Musee Galliera, Survage: Exposition rétrospective, April-May 1966, no. 73 (illustrated; titled La mélancolie).
Brussels, Pavillon Français à l’exposition universelle et internationale de Bruxelles, April-October 1958, p. 338, no. 20 (dated 1930 and titled Jeune femme à la feuille).
Post lot text
Anne-Marie Divieto has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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