Albert André (1869-1954)
Property from a Private Miami Collection
Albert André (1869-1954)

Le Quai de Grenelle, Paris

Albert André (1869-1954)
Le Quai de Grenelle, Paris
signed 'Albert André' (lower left)
oil on canvas
25 ½ x 31 ¾ in. (64.9 x 80.8 cm.)
Painted in 1920
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, February 1921).
Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the above, spring 1921).
Courvoisier Galleries (The Penthouse), San Francisco (acquired from the above, February 1936).
Maison Bernard, Galería de Arte S.R.L., Caracas.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, October 1974.
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by Albert André, February 1922, no. 4.
San Francisco Museum of Art, Contemporary Art, Paintings, Watercolors and Sculpture Owned in the San Francisco Bay Region, Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, January-February 1940, no. 134.

Lot Essay

This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue critique being prepared by Béatrice Roche, Alain Girard and Flavie Durand-Ruel.

According to Béatrice Roche, the present work was painted from art critic Georges Besson's apartment window on the quai de Grenelle. Albert Marquet painted this very scene, from Besson's apartment, just two years after the present work.

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