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Property from the Meier Family Collection

Meijer de Haan

La Vallée de Kerzellec, Le Pouldu

Auction Closed

May 16, 09:00 PM GMT


70,000 - 100,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Meier Family Collection 

Meijer de Haan

1852 - 1895 

La Vallée de Kerzellec, Le Pouldu

signed Meijer de Haan (lower left) 

oil on canvas 

23 ½ by 28 ¾ in. 

59.6 by 73 cm. 

Executed in 1889-90. 

Madame Marie Henry, Le Pouldu (acquired directly from the artist)

Marie Ida Cochennec, Rosporden (acquired by descent from the above) 

Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 March 1959, lot 162 

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Altschul, New York (acquired from the above and until at least 1986) 

Galerie Hopkins-Thomas-Custot, Paris 

Roger and Laura Meier, Portland (acquired from the above in April 2001) 

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Pierre Georgel, "Pont-Aven et ses peintres à propos d'un centenaire," Arts de l'ouest, 1986, pp. 216 and 219, illustrated 

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, The Nabis and Their Circle, 1962, p. 144, illustrated 

New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, Neo-Impressionists and Nabis, 1965, no. 33, pp. 81-82, illustrated 

London, Tate Gallery and Zurich, Kunsthaus, Gauguin and the Pont-Aven Group, 1966, no. 127, p. 35, pl. 27B, illustrated 

Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario and Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum Vincent Van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh and the Birth of Cloisonnism, 1981, no. 131, p. 358, illustrated (dated Fall 1890) 

Saint Germain-en-Laye, Musée du Prieure, Le Chemin de Gauguin; Genèse et rayonnement, 1986, no. 255, p. 133, illustrated in color and p. 212 (titled Paysage de Pouldu au verger and dated 1890) 

Musée de Pont-Aven, Cent ans, Gauguin à Pont Aven (1886-1986), 1986 

Yokohama Municipal Museum of Art; Hiroshima Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art and Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Gauguin et ses amie peintres—La collection Marie Henry, 1992 

Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Gauguin's Nirvana: Painters at Le Pouldu, 2001, no. 42, p. 41, fig. 61, illustrated in color 

Portland Art Museum, Paris to Portland: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masters in Portland Collections, 2003, n.n., pp. 24-25, illustrated in color and p. 41 

Paris, Musée d'Orsay, Meijer de Haan, le maître caché, 2010, no. 105, pp. 107 and 151, illustrated in color 

Portland Art Museum, 2018 - 2023 (on extended loan) 

Portland Art Museum, Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, 2019