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JUAN GRIS | FOURCHETTE ET CUILLIÈRE

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Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 GBP

JUAN GRIS | FOURCHETTE ET CUILLIÈRE

JUAN GRIS | FOURCHETTE ET CUILLIÈRE

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 GBP

Lot sold:

100,800

GBP

JUAN GRIS

1887 - 1927

FOURCHETTE ET CUILLIÈRE


signed Juan Gris and dated 23 (lower left)

oil on canvas

24.2 by 34.9cm., 9½ by 13¾in.

Framed: 42 by 53cm., 16½ by 20⅞in.

Painted in 1923.


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The canvas is not lined. Inspection under UV light reveals a milky varnish through which the UV light cannot fully penetrate. There are a handful of tiny flecks of loss at the extreme edges and corners, some with associated minimal lines of retouching (predominantly to the upper most and right most edge), due to frame rubbing and not visible when framed. There are occasional very fine hairline vertical cracks, most noticeable to the left side of the composition, and a further tiny nick towards the left of the glass base. This work is in overall good condition.


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Galerie Simon, Paris

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris

Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Douglas Cooper, Juan Gris, Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint établi avec la collaboration de Margaret Potter, Paris, 1977, no. 436, illustrated p. 261

Paris, Galerie Simon, Exposition Rétrospective Juan Gris, 1928, no. 37

Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich, Juan Gris, 1933, no. 116

New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Chicago, Arts Club of Chicago & San Francisco, Howard Putzel Gallery, Juan Gris, 1935-36, no. 22

London, Mayor Gallery, French and English Artists, 1937, no. 16

Stockholm, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Cézanne till Picasso, 1954, no. 157