Lot 139
  • 139

Adolphe Monticelli

60,000 - 80,000 USD
413,000 USD
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  • Adolphe Monticelli
  • Au bord de la rivière, Marseilles
  • Signed Monticelli (lower left)
  • Oil on canvas mounted on cradled panel


André Collection, Paris (acquired directly from the artist)
Jacques Dubourg, Paris
Acquired from the above on May 12, 1971


Paris, Orangerie des Tuileries, Monticelli et le Baroque provençal, 1953, no. 93 (titled Sous les arbres au bord de l'eau and dated circa 1878)
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute Museum of Art; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario; Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art & Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Monticelli, His Contemporaries, His Influence, 1978-79, no. 76, illustrated in color in the catalogue
Marseille, Centre de la Vielle Charité, Adolphe Monticelli (1824-1886), 1986-87, illustrated in color in the catalogue
Huntington, Heckscher Museum; Baltimore, Walters Art Gallery & Memphis, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Illuminations: Images of Landscape in France 1855-1885, 1990, no. 52, illustrated in color in the catalogue


Aaron Sheon, "Monticelli and Van Gogh," in Apollo, LXXXV, no. 64, June 1967, fig. 8, illustrated p. 448
Aaron Sheon, "Adolphe Monticelli: Some people thought him mad," in Art News, LXXVII, no. 10, December 1978, illustrated in color p. 100
Tableau, Summer 1979, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

Fig. 1 Glenn Brown, Secondary modern, oil on canvas laid on panel, 1998, sold: Sotheby's, London, June 29, 2011, lot 37 for $966,173