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Property from an Important Private European Collection

Kees van Dongen

Nu au chapeau

Auction Closed

May 18, 01:03 AM GMT


1,200,000 - 1,800,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from an Important Private European Collection

Kees van Dongen

1877 - 1968

Nu au chapeau 

signed van Dongen. (center right)

oil on canvas

74 ⅝ by 39 ½ in. 189.5 by 100.3 cm.

Executed in 1908.

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.




1877 - 1968年


款識:藝術家簽名van Dongen.(右中)


74 ⅝ x 39 ½ 英寸;189.5 x 100.3 公分



Please note, the present work has been requested for inclusion in the forthcoming exhibition Kees van Dongen—Audacious and Seductive scheduled to be held at the Singer Laren Museum in Laren, The Netherlands from 17 January to 7 May 2023. The exhibition will be curated by Anita Hopmans. A Summary of the Exhibition is available upon request.
Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris (acquired circa 1909)
Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Paris 
Samy Chalom, Paris (acquired by 1967)
Palais d'Orsay, Paris, 21 November 1978, lot 71 
Private Collection, Switzerland 
Hôtel des Ventes, Enghien-les-Bains, 7 December 1980, lot 63
Private Collection (acquired at the above sale)
Christie’s London, 6 February 2001, lot 16 (consigned by the above)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
(possibly) Charles Malpel, Notes sur l'art d'aujord'hui et peut-être de demain, vol. II, Paris, 1910, p. 194
Anita Brookner, "Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: Paris," Burlington Magazine, vol. 104, no. 713, August 1962, p. 363
Exh. Cat., Monaco, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and Museu Picasso de Barcelona, Van Dongen, 2008-09, fig. 27, p. 154, illustrated in color (titled La Fleur rouge and dated circa 1907-08)
Exh. Cat., Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, All Eyes on Kees van Dongen, 2010-11, p. 32, illustrated in color (titled Nu au chapeau and dated 1908)
Exh. Cat., Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Van Dongen. Fauve, anarchiste et mondain, 2011, p. 36, illustrated in color (titled Nu au chapeau and dated 1908)
Anita Hopmans, "Het schlderij Akt mit Hut van Kees van Dongen: De vervalste en de echte," RKD Bulletin, no. 2, 2012, pp. 70-73; p. 71, illustrated 
Exh. Cat., Paris, Musée de Montmartre, Van Dongen & Le Bateau-Lavoir, 2018, fig. 9, p. 25, illustrated in color (titled Nu au chapeau (La Fleur rougeand dated 1908)