10 May 2001
Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)
signed and dated 'YVES TANGUY Chemillieu. Juin 39' (lower right)
orange pencil and black wax crayon on paper
14 5/8 x 12 in. (37.2 x 30.6 cm.)
Drawn in June 1939
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Barcelona, Fundació Joan Miró; Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, and Budapest, Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, Klee, Tanguy, Miró: Tres Visions del Paisatge, November 1999-July 2000, p. 166, no. 53 (illustrated in color, p. 96).
The present work was drawn in the summer of 1939, which Tanguy spent with Breton, Matta and Estebàn Francés at the Château de Chemillieu.
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