Sur L'Aven En Amont De Pont-Aven
Artwork: Sur L'Aven En Amont De Pont-Aven
Size: 60.9 x 72.9 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1888
Marks: Signed indistinctly 'P. Gauguin' and dated '88'(lower left); inscribed 'Le petit ruisseau' (Pont Aven) (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Boussod & Valadon Paris (by 1890; on loan); Sale: Hotel Drouot Paris Vente Gauguin February 23 1891 lot 27; Alexandre Natanson Paris (acquired at the above sale); Galerie Bollag Zurich; Galerie Rosengart Lucerne; Dr. M. Rottman Soleure Switzerland; Ernest Albert Ditisheim La-Chaux-de-Fonds Switzerland (acquired circa 1949); Drs. Fritz & Peter Nathan Zurich (acquired circa 1972); Mme. H.A. Polak-Schwarz Amsterdam; Private Collection Monaco (and sold: Sotheby's London April 7 1976 lot 9); Dr. Toufik R. Ibrahim Madrid (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's New York May 14 1985 lot 32); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition history: Basel Kunsthalle Oktober-Ausstellung 1913 no. 48; Basel Kunstmuseum Gaugin 1949-1950 no. 15 (titled Petit ruisseau a Pont Aven); Lausanne Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts Gauguin 1950 no. 32 (titled Petit ruisseau a Pont Aven)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-05
Lot Number: 141
Low Estimate: $1000000 [+60%]
High Estimate: $1500000 [+6%]
Hammer Price: $1600000
Sold For: $1930000