JACQUES VILLON | LA MEULE DE BLÉ
PROPERTY FROM A PRESTIGIOUS PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION | PROVENANT D'UNE PRESTIGIEUSE COLLECTION PARTICULIÈRE FRANÇAISE
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JACQUES VILLON | LA MEULE DE BLÉ

Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 EUR
PROPERTY FROM A PRESTIGIOUS PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION | PROVENANT D'UNE PRESTIGIEUSE COLLECTION PARTICULIÈRE FRANÇAISE

JACQUES VILLON | LA MEULE DE BLÉ

Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 EUR
Lot sold:75,000EUR

Description

PROPERTY FROM A PRESTIGIOUS PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION

JACQUES VILLON

1875 - 1963

LA MEULE DE BLÉ


signed JACQUES VILLON (lower right); signed Jacques Villon, titled LA MEULE DE BLE and dated 1946 (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

89,2 x 146,2 cm; 35⅛ x 57½ in.

Painted in 1946.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Galerie Louis Carré & Cie.

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PROVENANT D'UNE PRESTIGIEUSE COLLECTION PARTICULIÈRE FRANÇAISE

JACQUES VILLON

1875 - 1963

LA MEULE DE BLÉ


signé JACQUES VILLON (en bas à droite); signé Jacques Villon, titré LA MEULE DE BLE et daté 1946 (au dos)

huile sur toile

89,2 x 146,2 cm; 35⅛ x 57½ in.

Peint en 1946.


L'authenticité de cette œuvre a été confirmée par la Galerie Louis Carré & Cie.

Condition report

It has not been possible to see the work entirely unframed. The canvas is not lined. Examination under UV light reveals no evidence of retouching. There is some minor paint shrinkage to the yellow pigment. There is an uneven varnish and a few scattered fly spots. This work is in overall very good condition. 


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Provenance

Galerie Louis Carré, Paris

Ragnar Moltzau, Oslo

Galleri K, Oslo

Private collection, Oslo

Sale: Christie's, Paris, November 28, 2012, lot 28

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

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Galerie Louis Carré, Paris

Ragnar Moltzau, Oslo

Galleri K, Oslo

Collection particulière, Oslo

Vente: Christie's, Paris, 28 novembre 2012, lot 28

Acquis lors de cette vente par le propriétaire actuel

Exhibited

Paris, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Salon des Tuileries, XXIVe exposition, 1947, no. 473

Paris, Galerie Louis Carré, Jacques Villon 1945-1946-1947, 1948, no. 14

Copenhagen, Statens Museum for Kunst, Jacques Villon Retrospektiv Udstilling, 1948, no. 23

Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art; Washington, Philips Memorial Gallery; Wilmington, Delaware Art Center, Jacques Villon, Lyonel Feininger, 1949-50, no. 22, illustrated in the catalogue p. 23

Venice, XXV Biennale di Venezia, 1950, no. 18 (titled Il covone)

Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Jacques Villon, 1951, no. 69, illustrated in the catalogue pl. X

Bern, Kunsthalle, Jacques Villon, Louis Moilliet, 1951, no. 40

Turin, Palazzo Belle Arti, Peintres d'aujourd'hui, France- Italie, 3e Mostra, 1953, no. 12

Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Le Pain et le Vin, 1954, no. 167

Aix-en-Provence, Musée Granet, Exposition organisée par le Salon des Tuileries avec le concours d'un groupe de peintres belges, 1954, no. 120

Zurich, Kunsthaus; Stockholm, Nationalmuseum; The Hague, Gemeentsemuseum, Sammlung Ragnar Moltzau, Oslo, 1957, no. 107 (Zurich catalogue), illustrated in the catalogue np. (titled Die Dreschmaschine)

Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy; London, Tate Gallery, The Moltzau Collection, from Cézanne to Picasso, 1958, no. 98, illustrated in the catalogue pl. 11 (titled The Treshing Machine)

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Paris, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Salon des Tuileries, XXIVe exposition, 1947, no. 473

Paris, Galerie Louis Carré, Jacques Villon 1945-1946-1947, 1948, no. 14

Copenhague, Statens Museum for Kunst, Jacques Villon Retrospektiv Udstilling, 1948, no. 23

Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art; Washington, Philips Memorial Gallery; Wilmington, Delaware Art Center, Jacques Villon, Lyonel Feininger, 1949-50, no. 22, reproduit dans le catalogue p. 23

Venise, XXV Biennale di Venezia, 1950, no. 18 (sous le titre Il covone)

Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Jacques Villon, 1951, no. 69, reproduit dans le catalogue pl. X

Berne, Kunsthalle, Jacques Villon, Louis Moilliet, 1951, no. 40

Turin, Palazzo Belle Arti, Peintres d'aujourd'hui, France- Italie, 3e Mostra, 1953, no. 12

Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Le Pain et le Vin, 1954, no. 167

Aix-en-Provence, Musée Granet, Exposition organisée par le Salon des Tuileries avec le concours d'un groupe de peintres belges, 1954, no. 120

Zürich, Kunsthaus; Stockholm, Nationalmuseum; La Haye, Gemeentsemuseum, Sammlung Ragnar Moltzau, Oslo, 1957, no. 107 (catalogue de Zürich), reproduit dans le catalogue np. (sous le titre Die Dreschmaschine)

Edimbourg, Royal Scottish Academy; Londres, Tate Gallery, The Moltzau Collection, from Cézanne to Picasso, 1958, no. 98, reproduit dans le catalogue pl. 11 (sous le titre The Treshing Machine)