André Masson

Le Philosophe

signed Andre Masson and dated 1940 (lower right)

pen and ink on paper

20⅛ by 14½ in.

51.2 by 36.8 cm.

Executed in 1940.

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André Masson
Le Philosophe

signed Andre Masson and dated 1940 (lower right)

pen and ink on paper

20⅛ by 14½ in.

51.2 by 36.8 cm.

Executed in 1940.

Provenance

Kleeman Galleries, New York

Private Collection, Fort Lauderdale

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 16 March 1950, lot 35 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection (acquired from the above)

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 17 May 1950, lot 113

Private Collection, New York

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 20 January 1973, lot 55 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above)

Lerner-Heller Gallery, New York

Larry Saphire, New York (acquired from the above by 1975)

Christie's, New York, 14 May 2019, lot 110 (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibition

New York, Buchholz Gallery, André Masson: Examples of His Work from 1922 to 1945, 1947, no. 36

New York, Lerner-Heller Gallery and Blue Moon Gallery, André Masson, 1973, no. 17, p. 18, illustrated in color and p. 55

Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Surrealität–Bildrealität 1924-1974, 1974-75, no. 196, p. 104

New York, Lerner-Heller Gallery and Blue Moon Gallery, André Masson: Second Surrealist Period, 1937-1943, 1975, no. 14, p. 27, illustrated in color and p. 30

New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts and Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, André Masson, 1976-77, no. 81 (exhibited in Houston only)

Washington D.C., United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and New York, The Jewish Museum, Assignment Rescue: The Story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee, 1993-95 (Washington D.C.) and 1997-98 (New York), no. 53