JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)
JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)
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JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)

Personnage aux dents blanches (Maquette pour l'affiche de l'exposition de Silkeborg) (Character with white teeth (Maquette for Silkeborg Exhibition Poster))

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JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)
Personnage aux dents blanches (Maquette pour l'affiche de l'exposition de Silkeborg) (Character with white teeth (Maquette for Silkeborg Exhibition Poster))
signed ‘DUBUFFET’ (upper left); inscribed ‘SiLKEBORG KUNSTMUSEUM ' DANMARK’ (lower left); inscibed and dated ‘AABEN 10-12 1430 - 1630 (center right); signed, inscribed and dated ‘à Noel Arnaud cette maquette d’affiche pour égayer son départ aux Amériques Paris, 21 mars 61 J. Dubuffet’ (lower right)
collage, ink and gouache on paper
29 1/2 x 20 1/2in. (74.8 x 52.2cm.)
Executed in 1961
Provenance
Collection Noël Arnaud, Paris (a gift from the artist in 1961).
Galerie Jan Krugier & Cie, Geneva.
Private Collection.
Galerie Jacques de la Béraudière, Geneva.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2011.
Literature
J. Dubuffet and N. Arnaud (eds.), Jean dubuffet. Grafik. Gravures et Lithographies, Silkeborg 1961 (lithograph version illustrated in colour on the cover).
M. Loreau (ed.), Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, Fascicule XVI: les Phénomènes, 1964, no. 2 (lithograph version illustrated, p. 246).
M. Loreau (ed.), Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, Fascicule XVII: Matériologies, 1969 (lithograph version illustrated, p. 159).
Exhibited
Silkeborg, Silkeborg Kunstmuseum, Dubuffet Grafik, 1961.
New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gaston Chaissac, Jean Dubuffet, Joaquín Torres-Garcia: le feu sous la cendre, 2003-2004, no. 27 (illustrated in colour, p. 49). This exhibition later travelled to Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier.
Valencia, Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, Fire Under The Ashes (from Picasso to Basquiat), 2005 (illustrated, p. 203).
Paris, Galerie Boulakia, Jean Dubuffet, 2007 (illustrated in colour, p. 119).
Special notice
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent. This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
Further details
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from François Gibault.

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