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Nicolas de Staël

Composition

Property from a Private Important Collection

Nicolas de Staël

Nicolas de Staël

Composition

Composition

Property from a Private Important Collection

Nicolas de Staël

1914 - 1955

Composition



oil on canvas

194.5 by 129.8 cm. 76½ by 51 in.

Executed in 1947. 

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The Artist

The Dominican Community of the Saint-Jacques Covenant, Paris (thence by descent)

Sotheby’s, Paris, 29 May 2012, Lot 4 (consigned by the above)

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner 

Jacques Dubourg and Françoise de Staël, Nicolas de Staël, Catalogue Raisonné des Peintures, Paris 1968, p. 90, no. 118, illustrated

Roger van Gindertael, Nicolas de Staël, Paris 1950, p. 10, no. 3, illustrated

Jean-Pierre Jouffroy, La mesure de Nicolas de Staël, Paris 1981, pp. 10 and 127, no. 48, illustrated in colour

Pierre Granville, de Staël peintures, Paris 1984, p. 31, illustrated in colour

Exh. Cat., Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Nicolas de Staël, 1995, pp. 23 and 192, illustrated

Françoise de Staël, Nicolas de Staël, Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint, Paris 1997, p. 230, no. 116, illustrated

Marie du Bouchet, Nicolas de Staël, Une illumination sans précédent, Paris 2003, pp. 43 and 117, illustrated

Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Salon d’Automne, Grandes oeuvres russes des collections françaises, October – November 1972, p. 24, illustrated in colour

Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Nicolas de Staël, May – August 1981, n.p., no. 22, illustrated in colour

London, Tate Gallery, Nicolas de Staël, October – November 1981, p. 42, no. 22, illustrated in colour

Saint-Paul, Fondation Maeght, Nicolas de Staël: Rétrospective de l’oeuvre peint, July – September 1991, p. 51, no. 12, illustrated in colour

Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Nicolas de Staël Retrospectiva, October – December 1991, n.p., no. 12, illustrated in colour

Tokyo, Musée d’Art Tobu; Kamakura, Musée d’Art modern; and Hiroshima, Musée d’Art, Nicolas de Staël, June – October 1993, n.p., no. 9, illustrated in colour

Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Nicolas de Staël, March – June 2003, p. 45, illustrated in the artist’s studio and 75, no. 39, illustrated in colour

Lille, LaM (Lille Métropole, Musée d'Art Moderne, d'Art Contemporain et d'Art Brut), Lanskoy, Un peintre russe à Paris, September 2011 – January 2012