Bon Marche II
Artwork: Bon Marche II
Size: 50.2 x 66.7 cm
Medium: Gouache, watercolor, ink and graphite on paper
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 5 mai 61' (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Gift of the artist to the present owner, 1968
Exhibition history: Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Jean Dubuffet: Tekeningen, Gouaches, November 1964-January 1965, no. 137; London, Institute of Contemporary Arts; Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester; Leeds, City Art Gallery, Jean Dubuffet Drawings, March-July 1966, no. 56 (illustrated); New York, The Museum of Modern Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Montreal, Musee des Beaux Arts; City Art Museum of St. Louis, Jean Dubuffet at The Museum of Modern Art, October 1968 and September 1969-April 1970; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Drawings: Recent Acquisitions, February-March 1969; New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Otterlo, Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller; Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum; Oslo, Sonja Henie-Niels Onstad Foundation; Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dubuffet: Persons and Places, November 1972-July 1974, no. 39 (New York); p. 114, no. 292 (Paris, illustrated); no. 37 (Dusseldorf, illustrated); Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes; Corpus Christi, Museum of South Texas; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas; Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota, A Treasury of Modern Drawing: The Joan and Lester Avnet Collection, August 1978-July 1979, no. 11 (Mexico City); no. 75 (Bogota); New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Dubuffet: Works on Paper, September 1986-January 1987; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Watercolors: Selections from the Permanent Collection, March-July 1989; Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Jean Dubuffet, 1901-1985, December 1990-March 1991, pp. 152 and 253, no. 193 (illustrated in color); Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Kabinet Overholland: Jean Dubuffet, June-August 2001

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Date: 2019-05-15
Lot Number: 13B
Low Estimate: $1800000 [+11%]
High Estimate: $2500000 [-19%]
Hammer Price: $2000000
Sold For: $2415000