Les Joueurs Dechecs
Artwork: Les Joueurs Dechecs
Size: 140.3 x 180 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1913
Marks: Signed, dated and inscribed 'Hayden 1913 paris' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Charles Malpel, Montauban, by whom acquired in 1914 and until at least 1960; Private collection, United Kingdom, by 1962; Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London, by 1966; Acquired from the previous on 25 March 1974
Exhibition history: Paris, Champs de Mars, Salon des Independants, 1914, no. 1526; Lyon, Musee de Lyon, Hayden, 1960, no. 13 (illustrated fig. 2); London, Roland Browse & Delbanco, Henri Hayden, His Cezannesque and Cubist Period, July 1966, no. 7 (illustrated; titled 'The Chessplayers at La Rotonde'); Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Hayden. Soixante ans de peinture 1908-1968, May - June 1968, no. 16 (illustrated); Bourges, Maison de la Culture, Henri Hayden. Retrospective 1908-1970, May - July 1970, no. 14 (illustrated); Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, One Man's Choice, April - May 1985, no. 35, p. 11 (titled 'The Game of Chess')

Christie's London

Date: 2020-02-06
Lot Number: 363