Composition
Artwork: Composition
Size: 73 x 92 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1938
Marks: Signed and dated 'herbin 38' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie l'Effort Moderne (Leonce Rosenberg), Paris (acquired from the artist, 1938); Pierre Peissi, Paris (by 1956); Carl Laszlo, Basel (by 1967); Private collection, Zurich; sale, Germann Auktionshaus, Zurich, 23 November 2015, lot 79; Private collection, Geneva (acquired at the previous sale); Acquired from the previous by the present owner.
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie l'Effort Moderne (Leonce Rosenberg), 1938; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Herbin, retrospective, January-February 1956, no. 24; Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Auguste Herbin, September-October 1967, no. 81 (with incorrect dimensions); Dusseldorf Grabbeplatz Kunsthalle, Auguste Herbin, December 1967-January 1968, no. 78 (with incorrect dimensions); Potsdam, Orangerie im Park Sanssouci; Erfurt, Angermuseum and Fellbach, Galerie der Stadt, Der Sammler Carl Laszlo: Facetten der Moderne, May 1998-January 1999, p. 96, no. 9127 (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-14
Lot Number: 450
Low Estimate: $50000 [+0%]
High Estimate: $70000 [-28%]
Hammer Price: $50000
Sold For: $62500