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Marcel Gromaire (1892-1971)
Marcel Gromaire (1892-1971)

Marchande de fruits

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Marcel Gromaire (1892-1971)
Marchande de fruits
signed and dated 'Gromaire 1953' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'GROMAIRE 1953 MARCHANDE DE FRUITS' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
31¾ x 39¼ in. (80.6 x 99.7 cm.)
Painted in 1953
Provenance
Galerie Louis Carré & Cie., Paris (by 1954).
Anon. sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, date unknown, lot 41.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 27 February 2003, lot 79.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
P. Descargues, "Marcel Gromaire," Les Lettres Françaises, 24 June 1954 (illustrated).
F. Gromaire and F. Chibret-Plaussu, Marcel Gromaire: La vie et l'oeuvre, Paris, 1993, p. 228, no. 633 (illustrated, p. 229).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Louis Carré & Cie., Gromaire: peintures récentes, June-July 1954, no. 17.
Paris, Musée Galliera, Regards sur la peinture contemporaine, 1955, no. 42.
Stockholm, Sweden, Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Svensk och fransk konst, April-May 1956, no. 15.
Marseille, Musée Cantini, 50 chefs-d'oeuvre contemporains de Bonnard à Nicolas de Staël, 1957, no. 74.

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