5 May 2005
Property from the Estate of Joseph H. and Gioconda King
Henri Manguin (1874-1949)
signed and dated 'Manguin 1906' (lower left)
oil on canvas
36¼ x 29 in. (92.2 x 73.6 cm.)
Painted in 1906
H. Bonan, Tunis (acquired from the artist, June 1939).
Anon. sale, Palais Gallièra, Paris, 14 March 1967, lot 67.
Galerie Urban, Paris.
Wally Findlay Galleries, Chicago.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, 1972.
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L. and C. Manguin, Henri Manguin, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Neuchâtel, 1980, p. 117, no. 245 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie de l'Elysée, Manguin, Paris, 1938, no. 2.
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