Jeune homme a la fleur
Artwork: Jeune homme a la fleur
Size: 45.4 x 33.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1891
Marks: Signed with initials 'PGO' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in Tahiti
Provenance: Ambroise Vollard, Paris; Henri Matisse, Paris (acquired from the above, 1900); John Quinn, New York (acquired from the above, 1915); Galerie Thannhauser, Berlin; Lillie P. Bliss, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York (acquired from the above, 1931); Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 1941); Stevenson Burke, Cleveland; Private collection; Hank Greenberg, Los Angeles; sale, Christie's, New York, 10 November 1987, lot 23; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: The Brooklyn Museum of Modern Art, Small Paintings by Modern Artists, 1939-1940; New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Gauguin, April-May 1956, p. 19, no. 47 (illustrated, p. 59); The Art Institute of Chicago and New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, February-May 1959, p. 55, no. 62; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Lure of the Exotic: Gauguin in New York Collections, June-October 2002, p. 222, no. 59 (illustrated in color, p. 87)

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-09
Lot Number: 6