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Corrida Mythologique

Andre Masson-Corrida Mythologique-1936

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Artwork:
Corrida Mythologique
Size:
90.3 x 85.4 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1936
Marks
Signed 'andre Masson' (lower right)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Simon, Paris, by 1936; Curt Valentin Gallery, New York (no. 14779), by 1953; Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, by 1968; Acquired from the previous in the late 1960s, and thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition History :
Paris, Galerie Simon, Andre Masson: Espagne, 1934-1936, December 1936, no. 35; Basel, Kunsthalle, Andre Masson, Alberto Giacometti, May - June 1950; New York, Curt Valentin Gallery,; Andre Masson: Recent Work and earlier Paintings, April - May 1953, no. 38 (illustrated n.p.); New York, The Museum of Modern Art, The Classical Motif, 1953 - 1954; Prague, Galerie Vincence Kramare, Masson- Obrazy a Kresby, 1924-1966, May - June 1967, no. 6 (illustrated); Marseille, Musee Cantini, Andre Masson, July - September 1968, no. 15, n.p. (illustrated n.p.); Aix-en-Provence, Musee Granet, Palais de Malte, Andre Masson, Oeuvres de 1921 a 1975,; July - October 1975, no. 14 (dated '1937' and with inverted dimensions); Bern, Kunstmuseum, Masson-Massaker-Metamorphosen- Mythologien, September - November 1996, no. 117, p. 109 (illustrated); Nimes, Carre d'Art- Musee d'Art contemporain, La part de l'autre, May - September 2002, p. 58 (illustrated); Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Andre Masson (1896-1987), January - April 2004, p. 158 (illustrated); Andros, Museum of Contemporary Art, Andre Masson and Ancient Greece, June - September 2007, no. 44, n.p. (illustrated)

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-27
Lot Number :
124
Low Estimate :
$1,119,200[+6%]*
High Estimate :
$1,678,800[-29%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,189,147
Sold For :
$1,439,218*