Les Voiles Rouges
Artwork: Les Voiles Rouges
Size: 81.3 x 100.2 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1906
Marks: Signed 'A Derain' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Ambroise Vollard, Paris; Alice Manteau, Paris; Gallery Rene Gimpel, Paris (acquired from the previous); The Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio (acquired from the previous, 1931); M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the previous, 14 February 1951); Sarah Campbell-Blaffer, Houston (acquired from the previous, 28 November 1951); Cecil 'Titi' Blaffer von Furstenberg, Houston (by descent from the previous); By descent from the previous to the present owners
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee du Petit Palais, Les maitres de l'art independant, 1895-1937, June-October 1937, p. 34, no. 8 (titled Les Barques); Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, Derain Before 1915, November 1961-January 1962 (dated 1904); New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Seven Decades, 1895-1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art, April-May 1966, p. 55, no. 82 (illustrated; dated 1905-1906); London, Royal Academy of the Arts, Derain, September-November 1967, p. 27, no. 21 (illustrated; dated 1905-1906); Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and London, Royal Academy of Arts, The Fauve Landscape: Matisse, Derain, Braque and their Circle, 1904-1908, October 1990-September 1991, p. 177 (illustrated in color, p. 176, pl. 178); Paris, Musee d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Andre Derain: Le peintre du 'trouble moderne', November 1994-March 1995, p. 470, no. 42 (illustrated in color, p. 71); Sydney, The Art Gallery of New South Wales and Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria, Fauves, December 1995-May 1996, p. 102, no. 33 (illustrated in color, p. 103); Barcelona, Centre Cultural Caixa Catalunya, Les annees fauves, 1904-1908, October 2000-January 2001, pp. 68 and 231, no. 11 (illustrated in color, p. 69; dated circa 1904); London, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Andre Derain: The London Paintings, October 2005-January 2006, p. 128, no. 29 (illustrated in color, p. 129)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-13
Lot Number: 59A
Low Estimate: $4000000 [+44%]
High Estimate: $6000000 [-3%]
Hammer Price: $5800000
Sold For: $6858000