27 June 2000
Andre Derain (1880-1954)
Roses et oeuillets
signed 'a derain' (lower right)
oil on canvas
15 x 18¼ in. (38.1 x 46.3 cm.)
Painted circa 1928
The late Doctor Eugen and Adelheid Ziegler-Riggenbach, Winterthur, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Winterthur, Kunstmusuem Winterthur, Winterthurer Privatbesitz II, 1949, no. 86.
Michel Kellermann will include this painting in the forthcoming supplement to his Derain catalogue raisonné.
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately