THÉO VAN RYSSELBERGHE | ESQUISSE POUR L'HEURE EMBRASÉE
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))
The Hague, Exposition Internationale, 1901 (possibly)
Brussels, La Libre Esthétique, 1913, no. 281
Paris, Galerie de Paris, Les amis de Saint-Tropez, 1961, no. 94
Ghent, MSK, Retrospectieve Théo Van Rysselberghe, 1962, no. 67
Luxemburg, Musée national d'Histoire et d'Art, Théo Van Rysselberghe 1862-1926, 1962, no. 27
Paris, Grand Palais, Les Indépendants à la Belle Epoque 1895-1905, 1966