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Kees van Dongen

Le Nil à Assouan

Property from an Important Private Collection

Kees van Dongen

Kees van Dongen

Le Nil à Assouan

Le Nil à Assouan

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Property from an Important Private Collection

Kees van Dongen

1877 - 1968

Le Nil à Assouan


signed van Dongen. (lower left)

oil on canvas

55.1 by 38.5cm., 21¾ by 15⅛in.

Framed: 67 by 50cm., 26⅜ by 19¾in.

Painted in 1928.


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.

"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Galerij van Moderne Kunst W.H. Hofstee Deelman, Amsterdam

J. Nienhuys, Amsterdam (acquired by 1937. Sold: Sotheby's, London, 29th April 1964, lot 28)

Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Amsterdam, Kunsthandel W. H. Hofstee Deelman, Werken van Charles Kvapil en Kees van Dongen, 1928

Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Van Dongen, 1937-38, no. 50 (titled De Nijl)

Rotterdam, Boijmans van Beuningen, Kees van Dongen: Werken van 1894 tot 1949, 1949, no. 89 (titled De Nijl bij Assuan)

Atlanta, The High Museum of Art (on loan 1987)