Deux Arabes gesticulant (Two gesticulating Arabs)
Artwork: Deux Arabes gesticulant (Two gesticulating Arabs)
Size: 32.1 x 40 cm
Medium: Distemper on paper
Creation year: 1948
Marks: Signed ‘J. Dubuffet’ (upper centre)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Executed in January-April 1948
Provenance: Galerie Rene Drouin, Paris; Charles Ratton Collection, Paris (1967/1973); Acquired by the present owner 1970s
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Cercle Volney, Exposition de peintures, dessins et divers travaux executes de 1942 a 1954 par Jean Dubuffet, 1954, no. 155; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Jean Dubuffet: A Retrospective, 1973, no. 160 (illustrated, p. 188). This exhibition later travelled to Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-07
Lot Number: 9