Le gouter sous les chataigniers
Artwork: Le gouter sous les chataigniers
Size: 80.3 x 123.2 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1914
Marks: Signed and dated 'MAVRICE DENIS 14' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Druet, Paris (no 8685), by 1 July 1916; Returned to the artist, 22 April 1918; Mr Matsukata, by 1921, by whom acquired directly from the artist; Confiscated by the French government in 1944; sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 21 November 1947; Private collection, by 1985; Anonymous sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 18 March 1986, lot 45; Richard Green Gallery, London; Acquired from the previous in the late 1980s, and thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Druet, Oeuvres recentes de Maurice Denis, 1916; Paris, Pavillon de Marsan, Exposition Maurice Denis, 1888-1924, April - May 1924, no 228 (titled 'Le gouter'); Perros-Guirec, Maison des Traouieros, Maurice Denis a Perros-Guirec, July - August 1985, no P80 bis, p 57

Christie's London

Date: 2016-06-23
Lot Number: 315