Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
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JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)

Corps de Dame

JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)
Corps de Dame
signed, inscribed and dated 'à Maria Paris sept 50 Jean Dubuffet' (lower right)
crayon, gouache and watercolour on paper
19 x 12 3/8in. (48.5 x 31.5cm.)
Executed in 1950
Maria Martins, Rio de Janeiro.
Private Collection (by descent).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 30 November 1989, lot 605.
Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva.
The Elkon Gallery, New York.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 13 February 2014, lot 135.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Jean Dubuffet, exh. cat., Paris, Galerie Boulakia, 2007 (illustrated in colour, p. 51).
New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gaston Chaissac, Jean Dubuffet, Joaquin Torres-Garcia: le feu sous la cendre, 2003-2004, no. 43 (illustrated in colour, p. 59). This exhibition later travelled to Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier-Ditesheim.
New York, The Elkon Gallery, Jean Dubuffet: works on paper: 40', 50' and 60', 2007.
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Post lot text
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Fondation Jean Dubuffet, Paris and will be included in the forthcoming third edition of the Fasciule VI of the Jean Dubuffet catalogue raisonné.

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