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Jean Dubuffet
DEUX BÉDOUINS AU DÉSERT
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 250,000 USD
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108
Jean Dubuffet
DEUX BÉDOUINS AU DÉSERT
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 250,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Jean Dubuffet
1901 - 1985
DEUX BÉDOUINS AU DÉSERT
signed and dated 47
gouache on paper mounted to canvas
12 3/8 by 16 1/4 in. 31.4 by 41.3 cm.
Executed in 1947-1948.
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Provenance

Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris
Collection of Paolo Marinotti, Milan (acquired in 1960)
Christie's, London, 6 February 2003, Lot 604
Private Collection (acquired from the above sale)
Collection of Theodore J. Forstmann, New York (acquired from the above)
Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 2012, Lot 134
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, Acquavella Galleries, Jean Dubuffet: Anticultural Positions, April - June 2016, pl. 15, p. 115, illustrated in color

Literature

Max Loreau, Ed., Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, Fascicule IV: Roses d'Allah, clowns du désert, Paris 1967, cat. no. 33, p. 32, illustrated

Catalogue Note

“Perhaps it was the time I spent in the deserts of White Africa that sharpened my taste...for the little, the almost nothing, and especially, in my art, for the landscapes where one finds only the formless.”
Jean Dubuffet 

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