Property from the Collection Formed by Albin Schram
1893 - 1943
Signed Soutine (upper right)
Oil on canvas
17 3/8 by 8 1/4 in. (44.1 by 21 cm)
Framed: 25 3/8 by 16 1/2 in. (64.5 by 41.9 cm)
Painted in 1928.
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.
The canvas is lined. All four edges are taped. An undulation to the canvas. Very fine lines of stable craquelure, most notably running across the top margin of the composition. Under UV light: Strokes of inpainting to all four edges of the canvas. Two additional strokes of inpainting to the sitter's forehead. This work is in good condition.
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Gianni Mattioli, Milan
Private Collection, South America (and sold: Sotheby’s, New York, November 10, 2000, lot 402)
Private Collection, Netherlands (acquired at the above sale)
Sale: Briest Scp., Paris, June 22, 2001, lot 41
Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired at the above sale)
Thence by descent
Franco Russoli, “Una Collezione esemplare,” in Settimo Giorno, Rome, March 20, 1958
Pierre Courthion, Soutine, peintre du déchirant, Lausanne, 1972, no. F, illustrated p. 264
Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, Arte moderna in una raccolta italiana, 1953, n.n.
Bologna, Galleria La Loggia, 20 Dipinti di grandi artisti europei, 1955, n.n.
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Cent tableaux de Soutine, 1959, no. 93