La Corne Dor. Matin

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Artwork: La Corne Dor. Matin
Size: 73 x 92 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1907
Marks: Signed P. Signac and dated 1907 (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris;Max Linder, Paris (acquired from the previous in 1913); Metthey, Paris (acquired by 1923); Gaston Levy, Paris (acquired from the previous on 10th June 1927); Seized by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg circa October 1940 (inv. no. MA-B 1084) and transferred to the depot maintained at the Jeu de Paume in June 1943; Martin Fabiani, Paris (May 1944); Munich Central Collecting Point (received on 21st March 1946; inv. no. 22355/4); Repatriated to the French State on 25th September 1947; Transferred by the French Government in 1949 to Natasha [Fruma] von Fliegers (nee Josefowitz), Paris & New York; Serge Fliegers (by descent from the previous); Seized from the previous in 1988 by French Customs and confiscated; Assigned to the Musee d'Orsay, Paris in 2000;Restituted by the French Government to the heirs of Gaston Levy in 2018
Exhibition history: Paris, Grandes serres d'Alma et des Invalides au Cours-la-Reine, 24eme Exposition de la Societe des artistes independants, 1908, no. 5608 (titled Constantinople. La Corne d'Or);(possibly) Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paul Signac, 1913, no. 18 (titled La Corne d'Or); Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute & Saint Louis, Saint Louis Art Museum, Twenty-Eighth International Exhibition of Paintings, 1929, no. 180 (titled Constantinople: The Golden Horn);Paris, Petit Palais, Paul Signac, 1934, no. 24 (titled Stamboul. La Corne d'Or); Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, P. Signac, 2003, no. 51, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Madrid, Fundación MAPFRE, Neoimpresionismo. La eclosión de la modernidad, 2007, no. 36, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Munich, Kunsthalle, Orientalismus in Europa: Von Delacroix bis Kandinsky, 2011, no. 67, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Montpellier, Musée Fabre de Montpellier Agglomération, Signac. Les couleurs de l’eau, 2013, no. 64, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Saint-Tropez, Musée de l'Annonciade, De Delacroix à Matisse: la couleur sous la lumière de l'orient, 2014

Sotheby's London

Date: 2020-02-04
Lot Number: 12