24 June 2009
Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
Le cheval blanc
signed 'van Dongen' (lower centre); inscribed 'Le cheval blanc (S. et [M].)' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
19¾ x 25 5/8 in. (50.2 x 65.1 cm.)
Galerie Pétridès, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York, 16 May 1979, lot 262.
Gwynne Gallery, Tahoe City, California, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1979.
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Jacques Chalom des Cordes will include this painting in his forthcoming van Dongen catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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