Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections

JEAN DUBUFFET | LE MESSAGER

Auction Closed

October 29, 12:08 AM GMT

Estimate

2,500,000 - 3,500,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections

JEAN DUBUFFET

1901 - 1985

LE MESSAGER


signed and dated 61; signed, titled and dated octobre 61 on the reverse

oil on canvas

45 ⅛ by 35 ⅛ in. 114.6 by 89.2 cm.

Please note this lot is subject to an irrevocable bid.

Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris

Richard and Dorothy Rodgers, New York (acquired from the above in 1962)

Gifted to the present owner by the above in 1970

"Jean Dubuffet, or the metamorphosis of Mr. Macadam," Mizue, No. 688, Tokyo, July 1962, p. 64, illustrated

Max Loreau, ed., Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, Fascicule XIX: Paris Circus, Paris 1965, p. 103, no. 195, illustrated