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Property from a Private European Collection

THÉO VAN RYSSELBERGHE | ESQUISSE POUR L'HEURE EMBRASÉE

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July 29, 01:39 PM GMT

Estimate

500,000 - 700,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private European Collection

THÉO VAN RYSSELBERGHE

1862 - 1926

ESQUISSE POUR L'HEURE EMBRASÉE


signed with the monogram, dated 97 and dedicated à mon ami francis Vielé-Griffin

oil on canvas

60.7 by 80.5cm., 24 by 31¾in.

Framed: 89 by 109cm., 35 by 43in.

Painted in 1897.


We thank Olivier Bertrand for providing additional information on this painting which will be included in his Théo Van Rysselberghe Catalogue raisonné.


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Francis Vielé-Griffin, France (a gift from the artist)

Sale: Frankfurt-am-Main, 9th March 1914

Alfred Walter Von Heymel, Berlin (sold: Berlin, 8th March 1917, lot 80)

Sale: Palais Galliéra, Paris, 8th December 1971, lot 86

Dr. Jean Sutter, Paris

Dr. Oscar Ghez, Geneva

Sale: Me Blache, Versailles, 28th March 1976, lot 86

Private Collection, France (purchased at above sale)

Private Collection, France (by descent from the above. Sold: Christie's, London, 5th February 2008, 212)

Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Anita Brookner, "Current & Forthcoming Exhibitions", in The Burlington Magazine, vol. CIV, no. 715, London, 1962, p. 445

Marie-Jean Chartrain-Hebbelinck, "Les lettres de Van Rysselberghe à Octave Maus", in Bulletin of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts, vol. XV, no. 1-2, Brussels, 1966, p. 80

Ronald Feltkamp, Théo Van Rysselberghe, Catalogue raisonné, Brussels, 2003, no. 1897-002, p. 65 & illustrated p. 315 (titled as L'heure embrasée (étude))