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Jean Dubuffet

Le Maître d'hôtel

Estimate:

500,000 to - 700,000 USD

Property from an Important Private Collection, Chicago

Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

Le Maître d'hôtel

Le Maître d'hôtel

Estimate:

500,000 to - 700,000 USD

Lot sold:

625,000

USD

Property from an Important Private Collection, Chicago

Jean Dubuffet

1901 - 1985

Le Maître d'hôtel



signed with the artist's initials and dated 74 

acrylic on stratified panel

81 ¼ by 34 in. 203.4 by 86.4 cm.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. Under close inspection, there is minor evidence of handling and wear to the edges, including faint abrasions and pinpoint losses. Tonal variations are inherent to the artist’s working method. The colors are bright, fresh and clean. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Galerie Beyeler, Basel
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Max Loreau, Ed., Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, Fascicule XXVIII: Roman burlesque, Sites tricolores, Paris 1979, cat. no. 80b, p. 68, illustrated 
Madrid, Fundación Juan March, Jean Dubuffet, February - March 1976, cat. no. 79