Lot 21
  • 21

Paul Gauguin

50,000 - 70,000 EUR
81,250 EUR
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  • Paul Gauguin
  • Brush Holder, 1887
  • bamboo
  • Inscribed with the artist's monogram P. Go, dated 1887, situated Martinique and dedicated à Schuff


Claude-Emile Schuffenecker, Paris (gift from the artist)
Amédée Schuffenecker, Paris (brother of the above, until 1926)
Mak, Amsterdam, December 21-22, 1926, lot 312
Jean-Baptiste de la Faille (acquired at the above sale)
Galerie St. Etienne (Otto Kallir), New York (circa 1946)
Sotheby's, New York, May 14, 1980, lot 109
Seymour Stein (acquired at the above sale)
Sotheby's, New York, December 11, 2003, lot 113
Collection Jacques Grange, Paris


Paris, Nunès et Fiquet, Exposition Paul Gauguin, March 7-31, 1917, no. 26
New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc, Paul Gauguin, April 3-May 4, 1946, no. 57, illustrated in the catalogue p. 78
New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc, Gauguin, April 5-May 5, 1956, no. 99


Charles Morice, 'Gauguin the sculptor', in Zolotoe Runo, 1909, no. 1, p. 5-14 and no. 10, p. 47-52
Christopher Gray, Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin, Baltimore, 1963, no. 48, illustrated p. 162
Yann Le Pichon, Sur les traces de Gauguin, Paris, 1986, illustrated p. 64

Catalogue Note

This work will be included in the forthcoming Paul Gauguin Digital Catalogue Raisonné, being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.