9 November 2006
Chaim Soutine (1893-1943)
Les glaïeuls rouges dans un vase
signed 'C. Soutine' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (65 x 46 cm.)
Painted in 1917
Paul Vallotton, Lausanne.
Alex Maguy, Paris.
Engel Gallery, Jerusalem (1978).
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, 1978.
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P. Courthion, Soutine: Peintre du déchirant, Paris, 1972, p. 183, no. A (illustrated).
Maurice Tuchman and Esti Dunow will include this painting in volume III of the Chaim Soutine catalogue raisonné currently being prepared with the cooperation of Galerie Cazeau-Beraudière, Paris.
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