Etre et paraitre (To Be and to Seem)
Artwork: Etre et paraitre (To Be and to Seem)
Size: 150 x 195 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1963
Marks: Tre et para
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris; Private Collection, France; Robert Fraser Gallery, London; Private Collection, Switzerland; Galerie Beyeler, Basel; Galerie Le Clos de Sierne, Geneva; Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1984
Exhibition history: Venice, Centro Internazionale Delle Arti e Del Costume: Palazzo Grassi, L'Hourloupe di Jean Dubuffet, 1964, no. 20 (illustrated in colour, unpaged); London, Robert Fraser Gallery, Dubuffet, Matta, Michaux, Requichot, 1965, no. 1 (illustrated, unpaged); London, The Tate Gallery, Jean Dubuffet: Paintings, 1966, no. 117 (illustrated, p. 60); Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Dubuffet, 1966, no. 109 (illustrated, p. 45); New York, The Guggenheim Museum, Jean Dubuffet 1962-66, 1966-1967, no. 16 (illustrated with incorrect dimensions, p. 35); New York, The Guggenheim Museum, Jean Dubuffet: A Retrospective, 1973, no. 123 (illustrated, p. 153). This exhibition later travelled to Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais; Madrid, Fundacion Juan March, Jean Dubuffet, 1976, no. 32

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-07
Lot Number: 8