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Armand Seguin (1869-1903) Les délices de la vie
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Armand Seguin (1869-1903) Les délices de la vie
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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

title

Les délices de la vie

signed

signed ‘a. Seguin-’ (lower center on the far left panel)

creator

Armand Seguin (1869-1903)

exhibited

East Hampton, Guild Hall, Selections from the Collection of Hirschl and Adler Galleries, July-August 1959, p. 27, no. 40 (illustrated in color, p. 26; with incorrect provenance).

New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The Baltimore Museum of Art, Art Nouveau, June 1960-May 1961, pp. 58 and 181, no. 249 (left two panels illustrated, p. 59; with incorrect provenance).

New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery and Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, The Folding Image: Screens by Western Artists of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, March 1984-January 1985, pp. 141-142 (illustrated, p. 140, fig. 5.1; illustrated again, p. 141, fig. 5.2).

literature

Art Quarterly, Autumn 1959 (illustrated).

P. Selz, “Art Nouveau: An International Movement” in Art in America, vol. XLVIII, no. 2, Summer 1960, p. 83 (left two panels illustrated in color).

J.M. Jacobus, Jr., “Art Nouveau in New York” in Burlington Magazine, vol. CII, no. 690, September 1960, p. 395 (illustrated, fig. 4).

H. Kramer, “The Erotic Style: Reflections on the Exhibition of ‘Art Nouveau’” in Arts Magazine, vol. XXXIV, no. 10, September 1960, p. 22 (illustrated).

W. Jaworska, Paul Gauguin et l’école de Pont-Aven, Neuchâtel, 1971, p. 146 (left two panels illustrated, p. 144).

R.S. Field, C.L. Strauss and S.J. Wagstaff, Jr., The Prints of Armand Séguin: 1869-1903, exh. cat., Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1980, pp. 7, 12, 69 and 73, no. 6.

M. Potter, et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: European Works of Art, New York, 1984, vol. I, pp. 203, 206 and 345, no. 66 (illustrated in color, pp. 204-205; dated circa 1894 and with incorrect provenance).

C. Boyle-Turner, The Prints of the Pont-Aven Group—Gauguin and his Circle in Brittany, exh. cat., The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 1986, p. 88 (illustrated, fig. 16).

C. Puget, Armand Seguin, exh. cat., Musée de Pont-Aven, 1989, pp. 10-11 (illustrated in color; titled Les plaisirs de la vie).

G. Groom, Beyond the Easel: Decorative Painting by Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis and Roussel, 1890-1930, exh. cat., The Art Institute of Chicago, 2001, p. 62 (illustrated, fig. 2).

S. Barrows, "Nineteenth-Century Cafés: Arenas of Everyday Life" in Pleasures of Paris: Daumier to Picasso, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2005, p. 25 (illustrated, p. 23).

lot_number

5

provenance

Henri Baderou, Paris.

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 1959).

Acquired from the above by the late owners, April 1960.


*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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