ALBERT GLEIZES (1881-1953)
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ALBERT GLEIZES (1881-1953)

Composition

Details
ALBERT GLEIZES (1881-1953)
Composition
signed and dated 'Alb Gleizes 36' (lower right)
oil on canvas
54 ¾ x 37 1⁄8 in. (139.3 x 94.2 cm.)
Painted in 1936
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 20 June 1957, lot 173.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 June 1961, lot 37.
Édouard Labouchère, Paris, by 1965.
Anonymous sale, Palais Galliera, Paris, 30 March 1968, lot 37.
Anonymous sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 28 June 1968, lot 106.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 7 July 1971, lot 172.
Acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent to the present owner.
Literature
A. Varichon, Albert Gleizes, Catalogue raisonné, vol. II, Paris, 1998, no. 1473, p. 479 (illustrated; catalogued with incorrect dimensions).
Exhibited
Grenoble, Musée de peinture et de sculpture, Albert Gleizes et tempête dans les salons, 1910-1914, June - August 1963, no. 34.
Paris, Musée national d'art moderne, Albert Gleizes, Exposition rétrospective, December 1964 - January 1965 (exhibited hors catalogue); this exhibition later travelled to Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall, March - April 1965. Geneva, Petit Palais, Peintres Cubistes, November 1972 - February 1973.
Further details
Anne Varichon has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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