Les Ballerines (La Danse)
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Artwork: Les Ballerines (La Danse)
Size: 37.2 x 46 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1896
Marks: Signed Ensor and dated 96 (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Ernest Rousseau, Brussels (acquired from the artist); Edouard Hannon, Brussels; Mme Hannon-Chardin, Brussels (by descent from the previous); Thence by descent
Exhibition history: Brussels, Musee Moderne, La Libre Esthetique, IVe Exposition, 1897, no. 233, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Danseuses); Antwerp, Kunst van Heden, L'Art Contemporain, 1921, no. 61, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Fete galante); Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, James Ensor, 1929, no. 221; Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot & Paris, Galerie Isy Brachot, James Ensor dans les collections privees II, 1985-86, no. 19, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Hamburg, Kunstverein, James Ensor, 1986-87, no. 27, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Brussels, Galerie Patrick Derom, Ensor, la mort et le charme. Un autre Ensor, 1994, n.n; Brussels, Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Ensor, 1999-2000, no. 133, illustrated in color in the catalogue; New York, Peter Freeman, Inc., James Ensor: Paintings, 2007, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2018-11-12
Lot Number: 23