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La Lecture

Artwork:
La Lecture
Size:
146.3 x 145.3 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1911
Marks
Signed Van Dongen (lower centre); signed Van Dongen, titled La lecture and inscribed 5 rue Juliette Lamber (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted in 1911 in Paris
Provenance :
Augusta 'Dolly' van Dongen, Paris; Acquired from the previous by the present owner circa 1990
Exhibition History :
Paris, galerie Bernheim-Jeune, van Dongen, 1913, no. 23 (titled Rabelais); Paris, galerie Charpentier, van Dongen cinquante ans de peinture, 1942, no. 32 (incorrectly dated 1906); Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne & Rotterdam, Musee Boymans-van Beuningen, van Dongen, 1967-68, no. 70, illustrated in the catalogue np; Tuscon, The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Cornelius Theodorus Marie van Dongen 1877-1968, 1971, no. 71, illustrated in the catalogue p. 90 and illustrated in situ p. 165; Paris, 84e exposition du salon des Independants: L'Art 1912-1919, 1973, no. 80, illustrated in the catalogue np; Paris, Musee Jacquemart-Andre, Poiret le magnifique, 1974, no. 101, p. 33; Montrouge, 21e edition du salon de Montrouge, 1976, no. 15; Geneva, Musee de l'Athenee, van Dongen 1877-1968, 1976, no. 27; Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, van Dongen, le Peintre 1877-1968, 1990, illustrated in the catalogue p. 167

Sotheby’s Paris

Date:
2018-10-18
Event :
Lot Number :
18
Low Estimate :
$1,765,050[0%]*
High Estimate :
$2,941,760[-40%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,765,053
Sold For :
$2,128,654*