Le Vestibule
Artwork: Le Vestibule
Size: 100.3 x 59.4 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1927
Marks: Signed 'Bonnard' (upper left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist); Charles H. Worcester, Chicago (acquired from the previous, 1928); The Art Institute of Chicago (gift from the previous, 1947); Sam Salz, Inc., New York (acquired from the previous, April 1958); Jerome K. Ohrbach, Los Angeles (acquired from the previous, 1959); Estate sale, Sotheby's, New York, 13 November 1990, lot 11; Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 12 May 1999, lot 31; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owners
Exhibition history: Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Twenty-Seventh International Exhibition of Paintings, October-December 1928, no. 189 (illustrated); The Art Institute of Chicago, European Paintings from the Carnegie International Exhibition, March-April 1929, p. 18, no. 39 (illustrated, p. 23); New York, The Museum of Modern Art and The University of Chicago, Paintings in Paris from American Collections, January-April 1930, p. 19, no. 7 (dated 1928); The Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture Lent from American Collections, June-November 1933, p. 77, no. 677 (dated 1928); The Art Institute of Chicago, Loan Exhibition of Paintings and Prints by Pierre Bonnard and Edouard Vuillard, December 1938-January 1939, no. 5 (dated 1928); The Arts Club of Chicago, March-April 1940; Des Moines Art Center, 19th and 20th century European and American Art, Including a Special Section Devoted to The Work of Iowa Artists, June-July 1948, no. 7; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, October 1949; Wisconsin, Worcester Art Center, June 1950; Chicago, The Renaissance Society, October-November 1956; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, 1896-1955: Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings from Previous Internationals, December 1958-February 1959, no. 46 (illustrated; dated 1928); New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paintings from Private Collections, Summer Loan Exhibition, 1961, p. 2, no. 1

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-11
Lot Number: 60A
Low Estimate: $800000 [-6%]
High Estimate: $1200000 [-37%]
Hammer Price: $750000
Sold For: $915000