Tennis I, mise au carreau pour la decoration 'Nausicaa'
Artwork: Tennis I, mise au carreau pour la decoration 'Nausicaa'
Size: 80 x 60.5 cm
Medium: Black and white chalk on paper
Creation year: 1914
Marks: With the artist's monogram 'mavd' (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1914
Provenance: Galerie Druet, Paris (no. 8324), by 1914; M. Gavoty, France, by whom acquired from the previous in 1920; Galerie B. Kœstler, Munich; Private collection, France; Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd, London, by 2006; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: [Probably] San Francisco, Palace of Fine Arts, The Panama-Pacific International Exposition, February - December 1915, no. 314C or 314D (titled ‘Ball Game’); [Probably] Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Founder’s Day Exhibition: French Paintings from the Museum of the Luxembourg, and other Works of Art from the French, Belgian, Italian, and Swedish Collections shown at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, together with a Group of English Paintings, April - June 1916, no. 261 or 265 (titled ‘Study for “Tennis”); [Probably] Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, An Exhibition of French and Belgian Art from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, December 1916 - February 1917, no. 68 or 72 (titled ‘Study for “Tennis”'); [Probably] New York, Brooklyn Museum, The Art of France and Belgium from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, February - March 1918, no. 63 or 67 (titled ‘Study for “Tennis”); New York, Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd, Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, May - June 2006, no. 49 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to London, Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd, June - July 2006

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-01
Lot Number: 294