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The David M. Solinger Collection

Jean Dubuffet

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Auction Closed

November 15, 10:48 PM GMT

Estimate

600,000 - 800,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

The David M. Solinger Collection

Jean Dubuffet

1901 - 1985


Prompt Messager

signed J. Dubuffet and dated 54 (upper right); signed J. Dubuffet, titled and dated Février54 (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

32 by 39¼ in.

81.3 by 99.7 cm.

Executed in 1954.

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above in December 1954 by the present owner
Max Loreau, Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, fascicule IX: Assemblages d’empreintes (1953-1954), Lausanne, 1968, no. 129, p. 94, illustrated
Jean Dubuffet and Hubert Damisch, Prospectus et tous écrits suivants, tome II, Paris, 1967, p. 423 (text)
Max Loreau, Jean Dubuffet: Délits, déportements, lieux de haut jeu, Lausanne, 1971, p. 174, illustrated