Artist: Paul Gauguin
Artwork: Mette Gauguin Dormant Sur Un Canape
Size: 24.5 x 33 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1875
Marks: Signed 'p. Gauguin' (lower right)
Artwork details : Painted circa 1875
Provenance: Private collection, Rouen (gift from the artist, November 1884); sale, Hotel des Ventes, Rouen, 3-6 May 1932; M. Pate, Rouen (acquired at the previous sale); M. Roussel, Rouen (acquired from the previous, 1932); Mme Roussel, Rouen (by descent from the previous, circa 1946); Private collection, Paris (by 1960); sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1992, lot 106; Noortman Gallery, Maastricht (1996); Dr. Anton C.R. Dreesmann, Amsterdam (acquired from the previous); sale, Christie's, London, 9 April 2002, lot 34; Acquired at the previous sale by the late owner.
Exhibition history: Rome, Complesso del Vittoriano, Paul Gauguin: Artist of Myth and Dream, October 2007-February 2008, p. 152, no. 1 (illustrated in color, p. 153).