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Kees van Dongen

La Tour Eiffel

Auction Closed

June 30, 02:45 PM GMT


120,000 - 180,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a Distinguished Private European Collection

Kees van Dongen

1877 - 1968

La Tour Eiffel

signed Van Dongen (lower left); signed Kees van Dongen and titled on the stretcher

oil on canvas

46 by 55cm., 18⅛ by 21⅝in.

Framed: 65.5 by 74.5cm., 25¾ by 29⅜in.

Painted in 1904. 

This work will be included in the forthcoming van Dongen Digital Catalogue Raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.

Private Collection, France (sold: Sotheby's, London, 2nd December 1987, lot 176)
Private Collection, Europe (purchased at the above sale)
Thence by descent to the present owners
Anita Hopmans, "1895-1908: Le 'Kropotkine' du Bateau-Lavoir", in Van Dongen: Fauve, anarchiste et mondain (exhibition catalogue), Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, 2011, illustrated in colour p. 26