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Paul Gauguin

Tahitienne assise

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Estimate:

100,000

to
- 150,000 USD

Property from an Important Private Collection

Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

Tahitienne assise

Tahitienne assise

Estimate:

100,000

to
- 150,000 USD

Lot sold:

176,400

USD

Property from an Important Private Collection

Paul Gauguin

1848 - 1903

Tahitienne assise


Stamped with the initials PG (lower right)

Watercolor and pencil on paper

10 3/4 by 7 in. (27.4 by 17.8 cm)

Framed: 20 1/4 by 16 1/2 in. (51.4 by 41.9 cm)

Executed circa 1891-96.


This work is accompanied by an Attestation of Inclusion from the Wildenstein Institute, and it will be included in the forthcoming Gauguin Digital Catalogue Raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.

Executed on cream wove paper which has been hinged to a mount in the four corners of its verso. There is some light uniform time darkening to the paper, with a band of lighter paper around the periphery previously hidden by a mat. There are some light spots of foxing in the upper right background and lower right corner. There is minor surface dirt in the background on the left of the figure. The right edge has a series of tiny nicks to the paper where the sheet has been detached from the notebook, these are intrinsic to the work. The pigments are fresh and strong. The work is in overall very good condition.


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Please note this lot is subject to a guarantee and an irrevocable bid.
Francisco Durrieu de Madron (Paco Durrio)
Charles Gillet, Lausanne
Galerie Prouté, Paris
Marie Matisse, Paris 
Sale: Martinot & Savignat, Pontoise, December 15, 2001, lot 217
Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London
Acquired from the above
Paris, Grand Palais, Salon d'Automne, 4ème exposition: oeuvres de Gauguin, 1906, no. 118 (possibly)
London, The Leicester Galleries, The Durrio Collection of Works by Gauguin, 1931, n.n. (possibly)
Perpignan, Salle Maillol, Palais des congrès, 1894-1908: Le Roussillon à l’origine de l’art moderne, 1998, n.n.