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AUGUSTE HERBIN (1882-1960)
Christ
signed and dated 'Herbin 1944' (lower right) and titled '"Christ"' (lower left)
oil on burlap
76 3⁄4 x 51 1⁄8 in. (195 x 129.9 cm.)
Painted in 1944
Provenance
Galerie Louis Carré et Cie., Paris; Estate sale, Artcurial, Paris, 10 December 2002, lot 231.
Acquired by the present owner, 2006.
Literature
L. Conti, Auguste Herbin: L'art non figuratif, non objectif, Paris, 1949 (illustrated in color).
R. Massat, Auguste Herbin, Paris, 1953, p. 25 (illustrated).
G. Claisse, Herbin: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 1993, p. 424, no. 818 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, 1er Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, July-August 1946, no. 39.
Paris, Galerie Denise René, 1946.
Aix-les-Bains, 1963.
Paris, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1937-Paris 1957: Créations en France, May-November 1981, no. 327.
Paris, Artcurial, Un Art Autre, Un Autre Art, April-July 1984, p. 43, no. 61 (illustrated in color).
Vitry-sur-Seine, Galerie Municipale, Auguste Herbin, March-April, 1987, no. 32.

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