Artist: Jean Lurcat
Artwork: Le Lever Du Jour
Size: 54.3 x 80.8 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1925
Marks: Signed and dated 'Lurcat 1925' (lower right); signed and dated again 'J Lurcat 1925' (on the reverse)
Provenance: Galerie Bignou, Paris (1926); Valentine Gallery (Valentine Dudensing), New York; Walter Brewster, Chicago (acquired from the previous, March 1929); Mrs. Eugene A. Davidson, Santa Barbara; Private collection, Chicago; sale, Christie's, London, 25 February 1981, lot 99; Private collection, Washington, D.C. (acquired at the previous sale); Private collection, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2016.
Exhibition history: London, The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), Paintings by Jean Lurcat, May 1930, no. 36 (dated 1930 and with incorrect dimensions); New York, Valentine Gallery, Recent works of Jean Lurcat, November 1930, no. 21 (dated 1930 and with incorrect dimensions).