Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

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Property from the Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Felix Rohatyn


Auction Closed

October 29, 01:50 AM GMT


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

Lot Details


Property from the Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Felix Rohatyn


1867 - 1947


Signed Bonnard (lower right)

Oil on canvas

26⅛ by 21 in.

66.5 by 53.5 cm

Painted in 1924.

Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (acquired from the artist in June 1924)

Marcel Kapferer, Paris (acquired by 1925)

André Meyer, New York (acquired by 1947)

A wedding gift from the above in 1978 

Le Bulletin de la vie artistique, Paris, no. 4, February 15, 1924, illustrated p. 74

L’Art vivant, Paris, no. 9, May 1, 1925, illustrated p. 1

The Studio, London, December 1942, illustrated n.p.

François-Joachim Beer, Bonnard, Marseille, 1947, illustrated in color pl. XVII, pp. 116-17

George Besson, Bonnard, Paris, 1947, illustrated pl. 45 (titled Le Dessert and dated 1930) 

“19th Annual Report of The Museum of Modern Art” in Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, New York, vol. 15, 1948, no. 4, illustrated p. 6

Thadée Natanson, Le Bonnard que je propose, Geneva, 1951, illustrated pl. 61 (titled Corebeille de fruits)

Charles Terrasse, “Bonnard: An Intimate Memoir of the Man and Artist Revealed by his Newphew” in Art News Annual, New York, vol. XXVIII, 1959, illustrated in color p. 94

Antoine Terrasse, Bonnard, Paris, 1964, illustrated in color p. 63

Antoine Terrasse, Pierre Bonnard, Paris, 1967, illustrated p. 113 (with incorrect dimensions)

Jean & Henry Dauberville, Bonnard, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. III, Paris, 1973, no. 1258, illustrated p. 215

Paris, Bernheim-Jeune, Bonnard, 1924

Paris, Musée des arts décoratifs, Cinquante Ans de Peinture Française 1875-1925, 1925, no. 90 (titled Au Dessert)

London, Reid & Lefevre, Pierre Bonnard, 1935, no. 20 (titled Le Dessert

Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Bonnard, 1946, no. 24, illustrated in the catalogue

Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art & New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Bonnard, 1948, no. 47, illustrated in the catalogue