9 November 2000
Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
signed 'Van Dongen' (lower right)
watercolor, brush, black ink and gray wash on paper laid down on board
17¾ x 11¼ in. (45.1 x 28.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1903
Galerie Jean Tiroche, Inc., New York.
Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London.
Oscar Kimelman, Wallkill, New York; Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 16 February 1989, lot 19.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen; Lyon, Musée des Beaux-Arts, and Paris, Institute Néederlandais, The Van Dongen Nobody Knows: Early and Fauvist Drawings 1895-1912, November 1996 - June 1997, p. 193, no. 88 (illustrated).
A certificate from the Wildenstein Institute dated Paris, 2 October 2000 accompanies this watercolor, which will be included in their forthcoming van Dongen catalogue raisonné.
A certificate from the Wildenstein Institute dated Paris, 2 October 2000 accompanies this gouache, which will be included in their forthcoming van Dongen catalogue raisonné.
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