Le Philosophe
Artwork: Le Philosophe
Size: 51 x 37.5 cm
Medium: Pen and india ink on paper
Creation year: 1940
Marks: Signed and dated 'Andre Masson 1940' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Kleeman Galleries, New York; Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 17 May 1950, lot 113; Lerner-Heller Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the late owner, by 1975
Exhibition history: New York, Willard Gallery, Andre Masson: Examples of His Work from 1922 to 1945, February-March 1947, no. 36; Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Surrealitat-Bildrealitat 1924-1974, December 1974-February 1975, p. 104, no. 196; New York, Lerner-Heller Gallery and Blue Moon Gallery, Andre Masson: Second Surrealist Period, 1937-1943, April-May 1975, p. 27, no. 14 (illustrated in color); New York, The Museum of Modern Art and Paris, Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Andre Masson, June 1976-May 1977, p. 3, no. 81; New York, The Jewish Museum and Washington D.C., United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Assignment Rescue: The Story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee, January 1995-March 1998, no. 53

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-14
Lot Number: 110
Low Estimate: $15000 [-19%]
High Estimate: $20000 [-40%]
Hammer Price: $12000
Sold For: $15000