Comtesse Jean De Polignac
Artwork: Comtesse Jean De Polignac
Size: 84 x 68.2 cm
Medium: Glue-based distemper on paper, laid down on canvas
Creation year: 1928
Marks: Blind stamped with the signature 'e vuillard' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Marie-Blanche de Polignac, Neuilly-sur-Seine; Francis Poulenc, Paris; Paul Petrides, Paris; Anonymous sale, Palais Galliera, Paris, 19 June 1962, lot 91 (titled 'Esquisse pour le portrait de la Comtesse de Polignac'); Pierre M. Bloch, Paris; Anonymous sale, Palais Galliera, Paris, 29 November 1969, lot 64 (titled 'Jeune femme au chien'); Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 26 March 1980, lot 242 (titled 'Dame et petit Chien a l'Interieur'); J.P.L. Fine Arts, London, by whom acquired at the previous sale; Lillian Heidenberg, New York; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 1989, lot 114; Ahoyama Gallery, Tokyo; Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 14 November 1996, lot 269; Private collection, Switzerland, acquired at the previous sale and thence by descent
Exhibition history: London, J.P.L. Fine Arts,Impressionist and Modern Drawings and Watercolours 1859-1962, May - June 1980, no. 28, p. 41 (illustrated); London, J.P.L. Fine Arts,E Vuillard, May - July 1983, no. 28, p. 41 (illustrated); Melbourne, Tolarno Galleries,Edouard Vuillard, K.-X. Roussell, July - August 1985, no. 40; this exhibition later travelled to Sydney, Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries

Christie's London

Date: 2017-06-28
Lot Number: 412