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Deux Figures Au Tronc Darbre Jaune

Artwork:
Deux Figures Au Tronc Darbre Jaune
Size:
130 x 162.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1937
Marks
Signed and dated 'Le Corbusier 37' (upper right); signed again, titled and dated 'Le Corbusier . Deux figures et l'arbre jaune 1937' (on the stretcher)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
The artist's estate (no. 251; Heidi Weber, Zurich, by whom acquired from the previous, in 197; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, in 1981
Exhibition History :
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Le Corbusier, January - February 1938, no. 72, p. 19 (with inverted dimensions; Paris, Galerie Roland Balay et Louis Carre, Le Corbusier: Peintures 1918-1938, November - December 1938, no. 11, n.p. (illustrated; Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Corbusier, March - April 194; this exhibition later travelled to Detroit, Institute of Arts, June - July 194; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, August - October 194; Colorado Springs, Fine Art Center, November - December 194; Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, March - April 194; St. Louis, City Art Museum, July 194; Sao Paulo, Museu de Arte, July - November 195; Berlin, Maison de France, September 195; Belgrade, December 1952 - January 195; Skopje, February 195; Sarajevo, March 195; Split, April 195; Zagreb, April - May 195; Ljubljana, May 195; and Mostar, May 195; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Le Corbusier, November 1962 - January 1963, no. 173, p. 52; Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, L'opera di Le Corbusier, February - March 1963, no. 107, p. 209 (illustrated pl. XLIV, p. 164; Zurich, Galerie Heidi Weber, Le Corbusier, Peintures grands formats, March - April 1964, no. 7 (dated '1938' and with inverted dimensions; Rome, Galleria Levi, Le Corbusier, December 1969 - January 1970, n.p. (illustrated; Turin, Galleria Narciso, Le Corbusier: Olii, pastelli, grafica, arazzi, November - December, no. 20, n.; Winterthur, Kunstmuseum, Neue Sachlichkeit und Surrealismus in der Schweiz, 1915-1940, September - November 1979, no. 153, p. ; Neuchatel, Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Le Corbusier, July - September 1980, no. 43

Christie’s London

Date:
2019-02-27
Lot Number :
32
Low Estimate :
$2,620,930[-100%]*
High Estimate :
$3,931,390[-100%]*