5 May 2005
Andre Derain (1880-1954)
Buste de femme aux seins nus
stamped 'ATELIER ANDRÉ DERAIN' (Lugt 668a; on the reverse)
oil on canvas
31 7/8 x 25½ in. (96.2 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1946-1950
Estate of the artist.
Michel Kellermann, Paris.
Acquired by the present owner, 2000.
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M. Kellermann, André Derain, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 1999, vol. III, p. 154, no. 2002 (illustrated in color; incorrectly stated as signed).
In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru