La Cité Falguière
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Chaïm Soutine

La Cité Falguière

Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD
The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara & Ira Lipman

Chaïm Soutine

La Cité Falguière

Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD

Description

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara & Ira Lipman

Chaïm Soutine

1893 - 1943

La Cité Falguière


Signed Soutine (lower center)

Oil on canvas

18 1/8 by 21 3/4 in. (46 by 55.2 cm)

Framed: 24 1/2 by 28 in. (62.2 by 71 cm)

Painted in 1914. 


This painting will be included in the forthcoming Volume III of the Chaim Soutine Catalogue Raisonne by Maurice Tuchman and Esti Dunow, currently in preparation.

Condition report

The canvas is lined. There is some fine craquelure, most notable in the center left of the composition. There is a minor frame abrasion, mostly along the lower edge. Under UV light, there is no inpainting apparent but a milky varnish obscures further reading. The work is in good condition.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Provenance

Paul Pétridès, Paris
Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, January 25, 1923, lot 90
Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 24, 1950, lot 23
Myron J. Israel, Montreal (and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 19, 1958, lot 49)
Hammer Galleries, New York (acquired at the above sale on March 19, 1958)
Jane Renouardt, Paris (and sold: Galerie Charpentier, Paris, June 17, 1960, lot 105)
Sale: Palais Galliera, Paris, March 29, 1971, lot 82
Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 19, 1997, lot 13
Private Collection (and sold: Christie's, New York, May 8, 2003, lot 203)
Acquired at the above sale 

Literature

Émile Szittya, Soutine et son temps, 1955, illustrated p. 27
Renata Negri, L'Arte Moderna, vol. 10, Milan, 1967, no. 8, illustrated p. 233
Pierre Courthion, Soutine, Peintre du déchirant, Lausanne, 1972, no. B, illustrated p. 174
Romand, Le Spectacle du Monde, Paris, September 1973, no. 4, illustrated p. 103