1911 - 1993
LES FRUITS QUI TOMBENT (LES FRUITS MÛRS)
signed and dated 49; titled on the stretcher
oil on paper laid down on canvas
45,7 x 38,1 cm ; 18 x 15 in.
Executed in 1949.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Madame Christine Manessier. This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Alfred Manessier currently in preparation.
Galerie Billiet-Caputo, Paris
Private Collection, Oslo
Christie's London, Post-War and Contemporary Day Sale, 25 June 2004, lot 110
Acquired during the above sale by the present owner
Paris, Galerie Billiet-Caputo, Manessier- Peintures récentes, 22 November - 31 December 1949; catalogue, no. 20
Lille, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Une demi-siècle de peinture française 1900-1950, 10 June – 3 July 1950
Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus, Alfred Manessier, 3-25 April 1965; catalogue, no. 9b
Lund, Lunds Konsthall, 10 May – 14 June 1965 ; catalogue, no. 8