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Le Violon

Artwork:
Le Violon
Size:
91.4 x 60 cm
Medium :
Oil and sand on canvas
Creation Year:
1914
Marks
Signed 'G. Braque' (lower center)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Kahnweiler, ParisGalerie l'Effort Moderne (Leonce Rosenberg), Paris (1922); Katherine S. Dreier, Milford (acquired by 1926); Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. (acquired as a bequest of the above in 1953 and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 11, 1987, lot 46); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition History :
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris - New York (exhibition catalogue), 1977, illustrated in the catalogue; St. Paul-de-Vence, Foundation Maeght, Georges Braque, 1980, no. 58; New York, Museum of Modern Art, Picasso and Braque: Pioneering Cubism, 1989-90, no. 232, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2015-11-04
Lot Number :
60
Low Estimate :
$12,000,000[-41%]*
High Estimate :
$18,000,000[-61%]*
Hammer Price :
$7,100,000
Sold For :
$8,202,000*