9 December 1998
Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
Le mythe du cheval oiseau
signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 52' (lower left); signed, titled and dated 'Le Mythe du Cheval-Oiseau J. Dubuffet octobre 52' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
35 x 45in. (89 x 114cm.)
Painted in October 1952
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
Mark and Felicja Mizné, Rio de Janeiro
The Israel Museum, Mizne Collection, Jerusalem (on loan)
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 28 June 1990, lot 18
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Catalogue des Travaux de Jean Dubuffet, fasc. VIII, Lieux Momentanés, Pâtes Battues, Lausanne 1967, no. 1 (illustrated p. 13).
Sold with a photo-certificate from Armande de Trentinian, dated Paris le 12 novembre 1990.
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