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Nos Deux Portraits

James Ensor-Nos Deux Portraits-1905

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Nos Deux Portraits
Size:
42 x 38 cm
Medium :
Oil on panel
Creation Year:
1905
Marks
Signed 'Ensor' (lower left)
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted circa 1905
Provenance :
Augusta Boogaerts, Brussels (acquired from the artist). ; Julienne Claes-Boogaerts, Brussels (sister of the previous, acquired in 1951); Marcel Mabille, Rhode-St-Genese (acquired by 1970); Alain Mabille, Rhode-St-Genese; Private collection (acquired from the previous circa 1993 and sold; Christie's, London, 6 February 2006, lot 72); Private collection, United States (acquired at the previous sale)
Exhibition History :
Antwerp, Cercle Royal Artistique et Litteraire, Le groupe Selection, July – August 1920, no. 74; Antwerp, Kunst van Heden, L'Art Contemporain, May – June 1927, no. 245; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, James Ensor, January – February 1929, no. 245; Brussels, Galerie Georges Giroux, Hommage a James Ensor, October – November 1945, no. 93. ; Paris, Galerie du Siecle, Ensor, Peintures-eaux-fortes, June 1948, no. 11 (titled Double Portrait and dated 1908); Brussels, Maison Haute Boitsfort, 5eme Salon: James Ensor, April – May 1950, no. 30; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, James Ensor, October 1951, no.56 (illustrated p. 108); this exhibition later traveled to Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art; Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, & St. Louis, The City Art Museum; Ostend, Stedelijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, July – August 1960, no. 83; Brussles, Galerie Isy Brachot, Ensor dans les collections privees, December 1965 – January 1966, no. 27; Paris, Musee de l'Orangerie, L'Art flamand, d'Ensor a Permeke, February – April 1970, no. 71; London, Royal Academy of Arts, Ensor to Permeke, Nine Flemish Painters 1880-1950, September – November 1971, no. 135. ; Paris, Musee du Petit Palais, James Ensor, April – July 1990, no. 214 (illustrated in color p. 237); Utrecht, Centraal Museum, James Ensor 1860-1949, Schilderijen, tekeningen en grafik, een selectie uit Belgisch en Nederlands bezit, August – October 1993, no. S40 (illustrated in color p. 92); Brussels, Galerie Patrick Derom, Ensor, la mort et le charme, un autre Ensor, April – June 1994; Brussels, Musees royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Ensor, September 1999 – February 2000, no. 148 (illustrated in color p. 211)

Bonhams New York

Date:
2018-05-15
Lot Number :
33
Low Estimate :
$300,000[+8%]*
High Estimate :
$500,000[-35%]*
Hammer Price :
$324,166
Sold For :
$396,500*