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La Table Demmusicien by JUAN GRIS

JUAN GRIS

(SPANISH, 1887 - 1927)

La Table Demmusicien , 1914

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Materials:

oil, gouache, colored wax crayons, charcoal and paper collage on canvas

Measurements:

32.28 in. (82.00 cm.) (height) by 23.82 in. (60.50 cm.) (width)

Description:

Estimates on request

Exhibited:

London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., Juan Gris: Retrospective, February-March 1958, no. 6 (illustrated). Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Juan Gris, October-December 1983, pp. 53, 57, 70 and 178, no. 23 (illustrated in color, p. 57). Madrid, La Biblioteca Nacional, Salas Pablo Ruiz Picasso, Juan Gris, September-November 1985, pp. 38-39, 156-157 and 308-309, no. 25 (illustrated in color, p. 157; titled La mesa de músico). Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Cinq Siècles d'art Espagnol: Le Siècle de Picasso, October 1987-January 1988, p. 65, no. 17 (illustrated in color). New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Masterpieces from the David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Manet to Picasso, June-September 1994, pp. 17, 64 and 94-95 (illustrated in color, p. 65).

Literature:

"Paintings by Gwen John, Marquet and Juan Gris at Three Current London Exhibitions" in The Illustrated London News, vol. 232, 15 February 1958, p. 274 (illustrated). C. Greenberg, “The pasted-paper revolution” in Art News, vol. LVII, no. 5, September 1958, p. 49 (illustrated, fig. 7). J.A. Gaya-Nuño, Juan Gris, Barcelona, 1975, pp. 215 and 247, no. 266 (illustrated; titled Violin with Newspaper). D. Cooper, Juan Gris: Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint, Paris, 1977, vol. 1, pp. 152-153, no. 84 (illustrated in color, p. 152). M. Potter et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: European Works of Art, New York, 1984, vol. I, pp. 279-280, no. 108 (illustrated in color, p. 278).

Provenance:

Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris (acquired from the artist, circa 1914); Second Sale of Sequestered Art, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 17-18 November 1921, lot 149. Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (acquired at the above sale). Sir Osbert Sitwell, London. Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London (by February 1958). G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh; Estate sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 24 March 1966, lot 24. Acquired at the above sale by the late owners.

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