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Nu Couche

Artwork:
Nu Couche
Size:
28 x 42 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1905
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Etienne Bignou, Paris; Paul Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired by 1960); Maurice Laffaille, Paris (acquired from the previous in 1966); Private Collection, Switzerland; Acquired in 1971
Exhibition History :
(possibly) Paris, Petit Palais, Les Maitres de l'Art independant, 1895-1937, 1937, no. 4; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, La Femme, 1960, no. 15, illustrated in the catalogue; Bern, Kunstmuseum, Vlaminck, 1961, no. 131a; Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Les Fauves, 1962, no. 136; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, The Fauves, 1975, no. 18, illustrated in color in the catalogue; New York, The Museum of Modern Art; San Francisco, The San Francisco Museum of Art & Fort Worth, Texas, The Kimbell Art Museum, The 'Wild Beasts': Fauvism and Its Affinities, 1976, no. 107, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Reclining Nude and dated 1905-06); Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art; Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art; Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art & Tokyo, Nihonbashi Takashimaya Art Galleries, Exposition Maurice de Vlaminck, 1982, no. 3, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Nottingham, Nottingham Castle Museum, Sounds of Colour, 1984, no. 7; London, Hayward Gallery, Sounds of Colour, 1988, no. 9; Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art; Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art & Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, Fauvism and Modern Japanese Painting, 1992-93, no. 61, illustrated in color in the catalogue (dated 1905-06); Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales & Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria, Fauves, 1995-96, no. 84, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Fauvism 'Wild Beasts', 1996, no. 55, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Le Nu au XXe siecle, 2000, no. 153, illustrated in color in the catalogue; London, The Courtauld Gallery, Fauve Painting 1905-7: The Triumph of Pure Colour, 2001, no. 5, illustrated in color in the catalogue; London, The Courtauld Gallery, 2002-18 (on loan)

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2018-11-12
Lot Number :
11
Low Estimate :
$2,000,000[+20%]*
High Estimate :
$3,000,000[-20%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,400,000
Sold For :
$2,895,000*