Le Violon
Artwork: Le Violon
Size: 91.4 x 60 cm
Medium: Oil and sand on canvas
Creation year: 1914
Marks: Signed 'G. Braque' (lower center)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Kahnweiler, ParisGalerie l'Effort Moderne (Leonce Rosenberg), Paris (1922); Katherine S. Dreier, Milford (acquired by 1926); Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. (acquired as a bequest of the above in 1953 and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 11, 1987, lot 46); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition history: Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris - New York (exhibition catalogue), 1977, illustrated in the catalogue; St. Paul-de-Vence, Foundation Maeght, Georges Braque, 1980, no. 58; New York, Museum of Modern Art, Picasso and Braque: Pioneering Cubism, 1989-90, no. 232, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-04
Lot Number: 60
Low Estimate: $12000000 [-40%]
High Estimate: $18000000 [-60%]
Hammer Price: $7100000
Sold For: $8202000