Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction

Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction

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Auction Closed

March 2, 07:38 PM GMT


800,000 - 1,200,000 GBP

Lot Details


Juan Gris

1887 - 1927

Le pierrot à la guitare

signed Juan Gris and dated 1922 (lower right)

oil on canvas

100 by 81cm., 39⅜ by 32in.

Painted in 1922.



1887 - 1927年


款識:藝術家簽名Juan Gris並紀年1922(右下)


100 x 81 公分;39⅜ x 32 英寸


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Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris

Dr Gottlieb Friedrich Reber, Lausanne (acquired from the above by 1925 and until at least 1939)

Fine Arts Associates (Otto M. Gerson), New York (acquired from the above)

Galerie Würthle, Vienna (acquired by 1964)

Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired by 1972)

Thence by descent to the present owner

'Feuilles Volantes', in Cahiers d'Art, 1927, no. 1, illustrated in a photograph of the 1927 Frankfurt exhibition p. 7

Georges Bataille, 'Juan Gris: Texte inédit' in Documents, Paris, 1930, no. 5, illustrated p. 267

Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Juan Gris. His Life and Work, London, 1947, no. 72, illustrated n.p.

José Camón Aznar, Picasso y el cubismo, Madrid, 1965, illustrated p. 228

Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Juan Gris. His Life and Work, London, 1969, illustrated p. 298

Juan Antonio Gaya-Nuño, Juan Gris, Paris, 1974, no. 420, illustrated p. 221

Douglas Cooper, Juan Gris. Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint, Paris, 1977, vol. II, no. 410, illustrated p. 233

Dorothy Kosinski, 'G.F. Reber: Collector of Cubism', in The Burlington Magazine, August 1991, vol. 133, no. 1061, listed p. 530

Andrea Pophanken & Felix Billeter (eds.), Die Moderne und ihre Sammler: Französische Kunst in deutschem Privatbesitz vom Kaiserreich zur Weimarer Republik, Berlin, 2001, mentioned p. 397

Paz García Ponce de León, Juan Gris. La pasión por el Cubismo, Madrid, 2008, illustrated in colour p. 369

Douglas Cooper, Juan Gris. Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint, San Francisco, 2014, vol. II, no. 410, illustrated in colour p. 654