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Property from a Distinguished European Collection

Robert Delaunay

Rythme circulaire

Auction Closed

March 1, 08:32 PM GMT


7,000,000 - 10,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a Distinguished European Collection

Robert Delaunay

1885 - 1941

Rythme circulaire

oil on canvas

254 by 301 cm. 100 by 118½ in.

Executed in Paris in 1937.

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Richard Riss. 




1885 - 1941年



254 x 301 公分;100 x 118½ 英寸



Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York (acquired directly from the artist in 1937)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (acquired as a gift from the above in 1937)
Galerie István Schlégl, Zurich (acquired from the above in 1986)
Acquired from the above in 1987 by the present owner
Marc Asie, Les Nouvelles des expositions, 3e annee, 1 September 1937, p. 3, illustrated
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Art of Tomorrow: Fifth Catalogue of thSolomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Painting, New York, 1939, no. 221, p. 120, illustrated (with incorrect dimensions)
F. Gilles de la Tourette, Robert Delaunay, Paris, 1950, pl. 25, illustrated (titled Rythmes and with incorrect dimensions and inverted image)
Guy Habasque, Robert Delaunay: du Cubisme à l'Art Abstrait, Paris, 1957, no. 339, p. 304