Bouteilles (Bottles)
Artwork: Bouteilles (Bottles)
Size: 92 x 72.4 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1952
Marks: Signed 'Stael' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Jacques Dubourg, Paris; Private Collection, Nantes; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2011
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Jacques Dubourg, Hommage a Nicolas de Stael, 1957, no. 13; Bern, Kunsthalle Bern, Nicolas de Stael, 1957, no. 41; Paris, Galerie de Messine, Nicolas de Stael, 1969; Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Nicolas de Stael: Retrospective de l'oeuvre peint, 1991, p. 114, no. 33 (illustrated in colour on the cover; illustrated in colour, p. 115). This exhibition later travelled to Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia; Tokyo, Tobu Museum of Art, Nicolas de Stael, 1993, p. 78, no. 24 (illustrated in colour, p. 79). This exhibition later travelled to Kamakura, Museum of Modern Art and Hiroshima, Museum of Art; Paris, Le Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Nicolas de Stael, 2003, p. 245, no. 94 (illustrated in colour, p. 132); Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Nicolas de Stael 1945-1955, 2010, p. 261, no. 19 (illustrated in colour, p. 99)

Christie's London

Date: 2019-03-06
Lot Number: 33
Low Estimate: $2348100 [+111%]
High Estimate: $3261260 [+51%]
Hammer Price: $4957111
Sold For: $5895374