7 May 2009,
Price realised USD 86,500
USD 60,000 - USD 80,000
Moise Kisling (1891-1953)
signed and dated twice 'Kisling 1917' (lower left and lower right)
oil on canvas
19 1/8 x 15 7/8 in. (48.6 x 40.3 cm.)
Painted in Saint-Tropez, April 1917
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Tel: +1 212 636 2050
The Modigliani-Kisling Institute will include this painting in their forthcoming volume IV of the Kisling catalogue raisonné.
Weyhe Gallery, New York.
Private collection, New York (acquired from the above); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 9 May 2007, lot 238.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
New York, College Art Association, 1953.
A guide to the rebellious co-founder of avant-garde artists’ group Les Nabis
Zoom in on these beautiful works on display in King Street until 8 March before they head to Paris, Beijing, Los Angeles, Shanghai and New York
The early 20th-century movement that included the likes of Heckel, Kandinsky and Klee, and which continues to influence artists working today
Specialist Allegra Bettini explains the terms every buyer should know, from tack holes to foxing and craquelure
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France