Artist: Jean Dubuffet
Artwork: Le Signe Du Doigt
Size: 100.3 x 80.6 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1954
Marks: Signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 54' (upper right); signed again, titled and dated again 'Le signe du doigt J. Dubuffet aout 54' (on the reverse)
Provenance: Galerie Rive Gauche, Paris; Lydia Winston Malbin, New York, 1954; Her sale; Sotheby's, New York, 16 May 1990, lot 75; Private collection, Paris; Galerie Di Meo, Paris; Landau Fine Art, Montreal; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 20th Century Painting and Sculpture From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Winston, October-November 1955, p. 10, no. 15; Detroit Institute of Arts; Richmond, The Virginia Museum of Art; The San Francisco Museum of Art and The Milwaukee Art Institute, Collecting Modern Art: Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis Winston, September 1957-May 1958, p. 47, no. 35 (illustrated); Detroit Institute of Arts, Cobra and Contrasts: the Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection, Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin, September-November 1974, pp. 58-59, no. 32 (illustrated); Vence, France, Cha^teau de Villeneuve, Chambres pour Dubuffet, July-October, 1995, p. 61, no. 31 (illustrated); Paris, Galerie Pascal Lansberg, J. Dubuffet, September-November 1996, pp. 16-17 (illustrated); Saarbrucken, Germany, Saarland Museum, Jean Dubuffet: Figuren und Ko pfe, September-November 1999, p. 98, no. 26 (illustrated).