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Jean Dubuffet

Le signe du doigt

signed and dated 54; signed, titled and dated août 54 on the reverse

oil on canvas

39½ by 31¾ in. 100.3 by 80.6 cm.

Price upon request

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Jean Dubuffet
Le signe du doigt

signed and dated 54; signed, titled and dated août 54 on the reverse

oil on canvas

39½ by 31¾ in. 100.3 by 80.6 cm.

Provenance

Galerie Rive Gauche, Paris

Collection of Lydia Winston Malbin, New York (acquired from the above in 1954)

Sotheby's, New York, May 16, 1990, lot 75 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection, Geneva (acquired from the above sale)

Galerie Di Méo, Paris

Landau Fine Art, Montreal

Collection of James and Marilynn Alsdorf (acquired from the above)

Christie's, New York, November 14, 2019, lot 659 (consigned by the above)

Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Exhibition

Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 20th Century Painting and Sculpture From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Winston, October - November 195, no. 15, p. 10

Detroit Institute of Arts; Richmond, The Virginia Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of Art; The Milwaukee Art Institute, Collecting Modern Art: Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis Winston, September 1957 - May 1958, no. 35, p. 487, illustrated

Detroit Institute of Arts, Cobra and Contrasts: the Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection, Dr. And Mrs. Barnett Malbin, September - November 1974, no. 32, pp. 58-59, illustrated

Vence, Château de Villeneuve, Fondation Emile Hugues, Chambres pour Dubuffet, July - October 1995, p. 61, illustrated in color

Paris, Galerie Pascal Lansberg, J. Dubuffet, September - November 1996, pp. 16-17, illustrated

Saarbrücken, Saarland Museum, Jean Dubuffet: Figuren und Köpfe, September - November 1999, no. 26, p. 98, illustrated

Literature

Aline Bernstein Saarinen, "Collecting Modern Masters on a Master Plan," Art News, vol. 56, October 1957, no. 6, p. 32, illustrated

Max Loreau, ed., Catalogues des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, fascicule X: Vaches-Petites statues de la vie précaire, Lausanne, 1969, cat. no. 71, p. 58, illustrated

Robert Landau, 20th Century Masters, Montréal, 2005, pp. 82-83, illustrated