Jeune Fille Etendue
Artwork: Jeune Fille Etendue
Size: 65 x 80.7 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1893
Marks: Stamped with the signature 'Berthe Morisot' (Lugt 1826; lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: The artist's estate; (possibly) Ambroise Vollard, Paris (no. 2684); Andre Gorce, Paris; Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (no. 13023), by whom acquired from the previous, on 23 November 1929; Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (nos. 8461 & 5561), by whom acquired from the previous in August 1930, until at least 1946; Jean d'Alayer & Marie-Louise Durand-Ruel, Paris, by descent from the previous, in 1949; Sam Salz, Inc., New York; Mr & Mrs Philip Levin, New York, by whom acquired from the previous, in April 1968; The Philip & Janice Levin Foundation, a gift from the previous, by 2001; sale, Christie's, New York, 9 November 2006, lot 339; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot, October - November 1930, no. 18, n.p. (titled 'Jeune fille se reposant sur un sofa') ; New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by the Master Impressionists, October - November 1934, no. 15, n.p. (titled 'Jeune fille se reposant sur un sofa'); London, M. Knoedler & Co. Inc., Berthe Morisot (Madame Eugene Manet), 1841-1895,May - June 1936, no. 9, n.p; New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt, October - November 1939, no. 2, n.p. (titled 'Jeune fille se reposant sur un sofa'); New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Collects, July - September 1968, no. 134, p. 28 (titled 'Young Girl on a Sofa' and dated '1880'); Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Berthe Morisot: Impressionist, September - November 1987, no. 96, pp. 163-164 (illustrated pl. 96, p. 163); this exhibition later travelled to Fort Worth, Kimbell Art Museum, December 1987 - February 1988; and Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, March - May 1988; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, A Very Private Collection: Janice H. Levin's Impressionist Pictures, November 2002 - February 2003, no. 20, p. 78 (illustrated; titled 'Young Woman on a Sofa' and with incorrect provenance); Birmingham, The Birmingham Museum of Art, An Impressionist Eye: Painting and Sculpture from the Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, February - April 2004

Christie's London

Date: 2018-06-20
Lot Number: 37B