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Kees van Dongen

Madame Georges Menier

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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


800,000 - 1,200,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from an Important Private European Collection

Kees van Dongen

1877 - 1968

Madame Georges Menier

signed van Dongen (lower right); signed Kees van Dongen and inscribed (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

92⅞ by 51 in.

236 by 130 cm.

Executed in Paris circa 1923.

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.

The Artist's studio (until at least 1959)

Augusta (Dolly) van Dongen, Paris (acquired by 1967)

Simon C. Dickinson, Ltd., London

Acquired from the above on 7 March 2000 by the present owner

Albert Flament, "Tableaux de Paris: Van Dongen, le surprenant," La Revue de Paris, no. 13, 1 July 1923, p. 454 
Louis Aurenche, "Notes artistiques: Van Dongen," Le Pionnier, no. 19, July 1923, p. 8 
Tabarant, "Van Dongen chez lui," Le Bulletin de la vie artistique, no. 23, 1 December  1924, p. 521, illustrated in situ in the artist's studio
Edouard Des Courières, Van Dongen, Paris, 1925, pl. 90, illustrated
Paul Gsell, "Le peintre des névroses élégantes: Van Dongen," La Renaissance de l'art français et des industries de luxe, February 1925, p. 71, illustrated (titled Mme Georges Menier)
Raymond Cogniat, "Les peintres de la femme: Van Dongen," La Femme de France, no. 731, 12 May 1929, p. 23, illustrated (titled Portrait de Mme Georges Menier)