Artwork: Therese
Size: 66 cm
Medium: Carved miro wood, gold gilding and copper nails
Creation year: 1902
Marks: Signed with initials 'PGO' (below the left hand); titled 'THERESE' (below the right hand)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed circa 1902-1903, unique
Provenance: Estate of the artist; sale, Papeete, Tahiti, 2 September 1903.M. Pietri, Papeete, Tahiti (acquired at the above sale); Georges-Daniel de Monfreid, Corneilla-de-Conflent (acquired from the above); Amedee Schuffenecker, Paris (by 1928); Mme Wertheimer, Paris and Berlin (by 1963); Acquired by the family of the present owner, November 1980
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Cent oeuvres de Gauguin, 1960, no. 168; Tokyo, Grand Magazin Seibu; Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art and Fukuoka Art Museum, Gauguin, August-December 1969, no. 114 (illustrated); Munich, Haus der Kunst, World Cultures and Modern Art, June-September 1972, p. 265, no. 1732; Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Paul Gauguin, February-June 2015, p. 221 (illustrated in color, pp. 156-157)

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-09
Lot Number: 5