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Maurice Denis (1870-1943)
Les rochers noirs
signed with initials and dated 'MAVD 1912' (lower left)
oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 36 ¼ in. (65.3 x 90.3 cm.)
Painted in 1912
Provenance
Galerie E. Druet, Paris (November 1912).
M. Mancini, Paris (acquired from the above).
Galerie E. Druet, Paris (January 1926).
Private collection (February 1938).
Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa 1960.
Literature
A. Pératé, "Maurice Denis," L'Art et les Artistes, no. 41, vol. VIII, November 1923, p. 56 (illustrated).
S. Barazzetti-Demoulin, Maurice Denis, Paris, 1945, p. 287 (titled Les rochers noirs).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie E. Druet, Exposition annuelle, 1er groupe, November-December 1912, no. 10.
Paris, Musée des arts décoratifs, Maurice Denis, April-May 1924, no. 217.

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Claire Denis and Fabienne Stahl will include this work in their forthcoming Denis catalogue raisonné.

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