Portrait De Lauteur
Artwork: Portrait De Lauteur
Size: 100.3 x 74.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1916
Marks: Signed 'Severini' (lower right); signed and inscribed '9 / Gino Severini / Portrait de l'auteur' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Germaine Bongard, Paris; Adolphe Tabarant, Paris, by 1937; Galleria Farsetti, Prato (no. 6064); Private collection, Florence; Anon. sale, Finarte, Milan, 18 December 1997, lot 366; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: (Possibly) Paris, Atelier de Mme Bongard, 1916; Paris, Petit Palais, Les maitres de l'art independant, 1937, no. 44; Milan, Galleria Santa Radegonda, Punti di partenza e punti di arrivo nell'opera di Gino Severini, 1946, no. 23 (dated '1915'); Cortina d'Ampezzo, Galleria Farsetti, Gino Severini, Opere dal 1907 al 1959. Centenario della nascita dell'artista, 1982 - 1983, no. VI (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Milan, Galleria Farsetti; Florence, Palazzo Pitti, Gino Severini, 1983, no. 51 (illustrated p. 100; dated '1915-1916'); Alessandria, Palazzo Cuttica, Gino Severini dal 1916 al 1936, 1987, no. 2 (illustrated pp. II & 44)

Christie's London

Date: 2018-10-04
Lot Number: 111