Femme Caraibe
Artwork: Femme Caraibe
Size: 66.7 x 55.3 cm
Medium: Oil on board laid down on cradled panel
Creation year: 1889
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Marie Henry, La Pouldu & Kerfany, Brittany ; Galerie Barbazanges, Paris (acquired from the previous on June 7, 1919); Marius de Zayas, New York (acquired by 1920); John Quinn, New York (acquired from the previous on April 21, 1920); The Drs. Bakwin, New York (acquired from the estate of the previous in 1926); Thence by descent
Exhibition history: Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 'The Noble Buyer:' John Quinn, Patron of the Avant-Garde, 1978, no. 27, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Aosta, Antico Convento Saint-Benin, Museo Archeologico Regionale, Gauguin et i suoi amici Pittori in Bretagna, Pont-Aven et Le Pouldou, 1993, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue; Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago & Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum, Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South, 2001-02, no. 107, illustrated in color in the catalogue (titled Female Nude with Sunflowers); Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek & Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Gauguin Polynesia, 2011-12, no. 31, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist, 2017-18, no. 76, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-05-14
Lot Number: 25
Low Estimate: $4000000 [-12%]
High Estimate: $6000000 [-41%]
Hammer Price: $3500000
Sold For: $4220000