Le Cirque
Artwork: Le Cirque
Size: 32.7 x 50.2 cm
Medium: Oil and charcoal on paper laid down on canvas
Creation year: 1905
Marks: Signed with the initials V.D. (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Collection Esmerian, Paris; Galerie Bernard Lorenceau, Paris (acquired circa 1958); Galerie Felix Vercel, Paris (acquired by 1973); Acquired from the previous by the current owner in 1979
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Felix Vercel, Quelques signatures rares, 1973, no. 8, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Rotterdam, Museum Bojmans-Van Beuningen; Lyon, Musee des Beaux-Arts & Paris, Institut Neerlandais, The Van Dongen Nobody Knows, Early and Fauvist Drawings 1895-1912, 1996-97, no. 99, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Paris, Galerie Felix Vercel, Hommage a mon pere, 1998, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Turin, Palazzo Bricherasio & Lodeve, Musee de Lodeve, Les Fauves et la critique, 1999, no. 29, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Barcelona, Museu Picasso, Kees Van Dongen, 2009, n.n., illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Paris, Musee d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Van Dongen, fauve, anarchiste et mondain, 2011, no. 30, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2018-03-01
Lot Number: 340