9 February 2006,
Price realised GBP 16,800
GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000
Kees Van Dongen (1868-1940)
signed 'V.D.' (lower centre); stamped with the signature 'Van Dongen' (lower right)
gouache, watercolour and black chalk on paper
8 1/8 x 10¾ in. (20.6 x 27.3 cm.)
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Jacques Chalom des Cordes will include this work in the forthcoming Van Dongen catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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Browse & Darby Ltd, London.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 November 1984, lot 143.
Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana.
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