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Jardin Aux Melitees

Jean Dubuffet-Jardin Aux Melitees-1956

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Jardin Aux Melitees
Size:
21.5 x 31.7 cm
Medium :
Butterfly wings, ink, gouache and paper collage on paper laid down on paperboard
Creation Year:
1956
Marks
Signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 55' (upper right); signed again, dedicated, titled, and dated again 'Jardin aux Melitees to Mrs. David Thompson as a gift for your home Jean Dubuffet 22 mai 1956' (on the reverse)
Category :
Drawing
Artwork Details :
Executed in 1955-1956
Provenance :
Mrs. G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, acquired directly from the artist; Elaine G. Rosenfeld, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1966
Exhibition History :
New York, The Morgan Library and Museum and Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, Dubuffet Drawings 1935-1962, September 2016-April 2017, p. 177, no. 77 (illustrated).

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-05-18
Lot Number :
711
Low Estimate :
$300,000[+113%]*
High Estimate :
$500,000[+28%]*
Hammer Price :
$640,000
Sold For :
$780,500*