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Andre Derain (1880-1954)
Andre Derain (1880-1954)

Fleurs dans un vase bleu

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Andre Derain (1880-1954)
Derain, A.
Fleurs dans un vase bleu
signed 'Derain' (lower right)
oil on canvas
20 x 18 in. (52.8 x 47 cm.)
Painted in 1925
Provenance
Paul Guillaume, Paris.
Alex. Reid & Lefvre, London (1927).
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (1928).
A.K. Solomon, New York (1928).
Edna H. Sachs, New York (1928-1964).
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (gift from the above); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 19 May 1983, lot 355.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1986, lot 243.
Literature
C. Sterling and M. Salinger, French Paintings, A Catalogue of the Collection of the Metropolitian Museum of Art XIX-XX Centuries, 1967, New York, vol. III, pp. 224-225, no. 64.161 (illustrated, p. 225).
Exhibited
London, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Exhibition of Flower Pictures (1568-1927), 1927, no. 30.

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