Kees van Dongen
- Kees van Dongen
- LES BAIGNEUSES À DEAUVILLE
- signed Van Dongen and inscribed Deauville (lower centre)
- gouache and watercolour on paper
Apollo Art Advisory Services, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner in January 1994
To be included in the forthcoming Van Dongen Catalogue raisonné being prepared by Jacques Chalom des Cordes under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
'Looking at these two bare-breasted bathers, one could just as well be in modern day Saint Tropez as in Deauville in 1925. Indeed with his prolific imagination, Van Dongen miraculously succeeded in eliminating the limits of time and space'.
Jean Melas Kyriazi discussing the present work, 1976, translated from french