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Jean Dubuffet

Fête de Nuit

signed and dated 51; signed, titled and dated Août 51 on the reverse

oil on panel

21 1/4 x 25 5/8 in. ; 54 x 65 cm

Executed in 1951.

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Jean Dubuffet
Fête de Nuit

signed and dated 51; signed, titled and dated Août 51 on the reverse

oil on panel

21 1/4 x 25 5/8 in. ; 54 x 65 cm

Executed in 1951.

Provenance

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (1952-1954)

Mr and Mrs Arnold Maremont Collection, Winnetka - Illinois - (1961)

Richard Feigen Gallery, New York

Mr and Mrs Joseph Bernstein Collection, New Orleans (1969-1970)

Sale : Briest, Paris, Importants Tableaux Modernes et Contemporains - Sculptures - Rare ensemble dessins et aquarelles de Paul Delvaux, 5 December 1986, lot 83

Galerie K, Paris

Jan Krugier (acquired from the above in 1989) ; thence : Estate of Jan Krugier

Sale : Sotheby's, London, Contemporary Art - Day Auction, 9 March 2017, lot 178 (sold by the above)

Private Collection, Paris

Private Collection, Europe

Exhibition

New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Landscaped Tables, Landscapes of the Mind, Stones of Philosophy: Exhibition of Paintings executed in 1950 and 1951 by Jean Dubuffet, 12 February - 1st March 1952; catalogue, no. 17, n.p., listed

Paris, Cercle Volney, Exposition de peintures, dessins et divers travaux exécutés de 1942 à 1954 par Jean Dubuffet, 17 March - 17 April 1954; catalogue, no. 75, listed

Washington, Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Treasures of 20th century art from the Maremont Collection, 1st April 1961 - 3 May 1961; catalogue, no. 30, listed

New York, Museum of Modern Art; Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago; Los Angeles, County Museum of Art, The Work of Jean Dubuffet, 19 February 1962 - 12 August 1962; catalogue, no. 75, p. 57, illustrated in black and white

New York, Richard Feigen Gallery, Dubuffet and the Anticulture, 25 November 1969 – 3 January 1970; catalogue, no. 14, p. 26, illustrated in black and white

New Orleans, Museum of Fine Art, New Orleans Collects, 14 November 1971 – 9 January 1972

Chicago, B.C. Holland Gallery, Jean Dubuffet, 5 – 30 April 1976

New York, Jan Krugier Gallery; Genève, Galerie Jan Krugier-Ditesheim, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gaston Chaissac, Jean Dubuffet, Joaquin Torres-Garcia : le feu sous la cendre, 6 November 2003 - 15 July 2004; catalogue, no. 14, p. 31, illustrated in colour

Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Jean Dubuffet: Ein Leben im Laufschritt, 19 June – 13 September 2009, no. 66, p. 65, illustrated in colour

Paris, Maison Rouge – Fondation Antoine de Galbert, L’étranger Résident, 14 October 2017 – 21 January 2018 ; catalogue, p. 129, illustrated in colour

Literature

Max Loreau, Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, Fascicule VII: Tables paysagées, paysages du mental, pierres philosophiques, Paris, 1979, no. 67, p. 49, illustrated in black and white