Artist: Juan Gris
Artwork: Pommes Et Citrons
Size: 33 x 41 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1926
Marks: Signed and dated 'Juan Gris. 26' (lower right)
Artwork details : Painted in November-December 1926
Provenance: (possibly) Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris; Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York (by 1944); James Johnson Sweeney, New York and Houston; Perls Galleries, New York (acquired from the previous, December 1967); Howard S. Levin, Short Hills, New Jersey (acquired from the previous, April 1968); Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London (by 1973); Fabian Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa (by 1974); Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 26 May 1976, lot 85; Acquired at the previous sale by the late owner.
Exhibition history: (possibly) New York, Marie Harriman Gallery, Juan Gris, February 1932, no. 19 (titled Still Life: Red Cloth with Fruit); New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Juan Gris, March-April 1944, no. 28 (titled Still Life); Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, circa 1961 (on loan); London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., Selected European Masters of the 19th and 20th Centuries, summer 1973, p. 59, no. 29 (illustrated in color, p. 58; titled Nature morte aux poires et citrons); Cape Town, South African National Gallery, Director's Choice, 1974, p. 2 (titled Still Life with Pears and Lemon).