14 May 1999
Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
Paysage au ciel clair
signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 56' (upper right); signed again, titled, inscribed and dated again 'Paysage au ciel clair J. Dubuffet janvier 56 (assemblage)' (on the reverse)
oil and canvas collage on canvas
32 x 25.5/8 in. (81.3 x 65.1 cm.)
Painted on 21 January 1956
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
B. C. Holland, Inc., Chicago.
Galerie le Clos de Sierne (Daniel Varenne), Geneva.
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ed. M. Loreau, Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet--Tableaux d'assemblages, fascicule XII, Lausanne, 1969, p. 32, no. 21 (illustrated).
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