24 June 2015
André Derain (1880-1954)
Vase de fleurs
signed 'Derain.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 21 1/4 in. (65 x 54 cm.)
Painted circa 1919
Paul Guillaume, Paris.
Dr Raeber, Basel.
Private collection, Switzerland, by whom probably acquired from the above, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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D. Henry, André Derain, Leipzig, 1920 (illustrated; titled 'Blumen').
M. Kellerman, André Derain, Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint, vol. II, 1915-1934, Paris, 1996, no. 670, p. 74 (illustrated).
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