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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Fleurs dans un vase
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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Fleurs dans un vase
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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

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Please note that this work has been requested as a loan for the upcoming exhibition Gauguin and Laval in Martinique to be held at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam from 5 October 2018 until 13 January 2019.

The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

title

Fleurs dans un vase

signed

signed and dated 'P Gauguin 86 -’ (lower left)

creator

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

exhibited

Amsterdam, Stedelijksmuseum, Honderd Jaar Fransche Kunst, July-September 1938, no. 122b.

(possibly) Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Art from Montreal Collections, June 1945, no. 26.

New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, April-May 1959, pp. 28-29, no. 7 (titled Still Life with Flowers and dated possibly 1886).

New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paintings from Private Collections: Summer Loan Exhibition, Summer 1961, no. 39 (titled Still Life with Flowers).

literature

G. Wildenstein, Gauguin, Paris, 1964, vol. I, pp. 77-78, no. 210 (illustrated, p. 77; dated 1886).

M. Bodelsen, "The Wildenstein-Cogniat Gauguin Catalogue" in Burlington Magazine, vol. CVIII, no. 754, January 1966, pp. 33 and 36.

G.M. Sugana, L'opera completa di Gauguin, Milan, 1972, p. 89, no. 53 (illustrated; titled Borraccia e vaso di fiori and dated possibly 1886).

L. Van Dowski, Die Wahrheit über Gauguin, Darmstadt, 1973, p. 256, no. 84a (titled Vase de Fleurs et Gourde).

E. Fezzi, Gauguin: Every Painting I, New York, 1980, p. 64, no. 237 (illustrated).

G. Lowry, intro., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Supplement, New York, 2015, vol. V, pp. 10 and 38-40 (illustrated in color, p. 38; details illustrated in color, p. 39; dated after 1891).

lot_number

14

provenance

Oscar Federer, Ostrava and Montreal (by 1938 and until 1959);

Sold by the above through Justin K. Thannhauser, New York;

Harriet H. Jonas, New York (acquired from the above, by 1959).

Private collection, New York (by descent from the above); sale, Christie’s, New York, 2 May 2006, lot 35.

Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired at the above sale).

Acquired from the above by the late owner, June 2006.


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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