MOÏSE KISLING | PORT DE TAMARIS
25,000 - 35,000 USD
(1891 - 1953)
PORT DE TAMARIS
Signed Kisling (lower left)
Oil on canvas
15 by 21⅝ in. (38 by 54.9 cm)
Framed: 19 by 25½ in. (48.3 by 64.8 cm)
Painted in 1936.
To be included in the Volume IV et Additifs aux Tomes I, II, et III of the Catalogue Raisonné de l’Oeuvre de Moïse Kisling currently being prepared by Jean Kisling and Marc Ottavi.
The canvas is unlined. Minor frame abrasion is visible to the extreme outer edges. Faint vertical lines of craquelure are visible in raking light running primarily through the background mountains and sky. Under UV light: Certain original pigments fluoresce but no inpainting is apparent. The work is in very good condition.
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Private Collection, United Kingdom (and sold: Sotheby's, London, June 25, 2002, lot 338)
Private Collection, Europe (acquired at the above sale)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Jean Kisling, Kisling, 1891-1953, vol. III, Paris, 1995, no. 105, illustrated p. 331