Hotel Des Automates
Artwork: Hotel Des Automates
Size: 71 x 92 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1941
Marks: Signed Andre Masson (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in 1939-41
Provenance: Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York; Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris; Saidenberg Gallery, New York; Stanley Mateus, New York; Mr & Mrs Ira Haupt, New York (acquired by 1961. Sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 20th Century Paintings from the Ira Haupt Collection, 13th January 1965, lot 12); Daniel C. Mattis, New York (purchased at the previous sale); Sale: Christie's, New York, 3rd November 1981, lot 54; Private Collection, Europe (sold: Christie's, London, 30th June 1999, lot 513); Jean-Claude Binoche, Paris (purchased at the previous sale. Sold: Sotheby's, New York, 5th May 2010, lot 5); Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Andre Masson, 1942, no. 8; New York, Saidenberg Gallery, Andre Masson - Retrospective Exhibition, 1961, no. 16 (as dating from 1942); New York, Blue Moon Gallery & Lerner-Heller Gallery, Andre Masson, 1972, no. 15; New York, Blue Moon & Lerner-Heller Gallery, Andre Masson: Second Surrealist Period, 1975, no. 16, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Boise, Idaho, The Boise Gallery of Art & Salt Lake City, Art Center, Through the Open Door: A View of Surrealism and Beyond, 1980-81, no. 8; St. Petersburg, Florida, Salvador Dali Museum, Andre Masson: the 1930s, 1999-2000, no. 47, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Darmstadt, Institut Mathildenhohe, Andre Masson - Bilder aus dem Labyrinth der Seele / Vues du labyrinth de l'ame, 2003, no. 45, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements); Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Andre Masson, 2004, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Gegen jede Vernunft Surrealismus Paris - Prag, 2009-10, no. 104, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements)

Sotheby's London

Date: 2017-03-01
Lot Number: 47