MARIAGE DE MARIE DE BLOIS
signed and dated 60; titled and dated on the stretcher
oil on canvas
180,3 x 297,1 cm ; 71 x 117 in.
Executed in 1960.
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Georges Mathieu Committee.
We kindly thank Jean-Marie Cusinberche for the additional information he generously provided about this work.
Kootz Gallery, New York
Mr and Mrs Patrick B. McGinnis, Boston
Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, New York, Abstract expressionist and other Modern Paintings, including the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. McGinnis, 13 May 1964, lot 97
Christie's, New York, 12 May 2010, Post-War and Contemporary Art Morning Session Including Works from the Collection of Michael Crichton, lot 256
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
New York, Kootz Gallery, Mathieu: New paintings at the Kootz Gallery, April - May 1960, no. 16
Lincoln, DeCordova Museum, Paintings, Sculpture & Drawings from the Collection of Mr and Mrs Patrick B. McGinnis, October - December 1960 ; catalogue, no. 29, illustrated
Catalogue d'exposition, Palais des Papes, Mathieu, 1986, p. 123, illustrated