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Nu Debout by NICOLAS DE STAEL

NICOLAS DE STAEL

(FRENCH, 1914 - 1955)

Nu Debout , 1953

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

57.48 in. (146.00 cm.) (height) by 35.04 in. (89.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

stamped with the artist's signature 'Staël' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

Paris, Museé National d’Art Moderne, Palais de Tokyo, Nicolas de Staël 1914-1955, 1956, pp. 22 and 43, no. 69, pl. XI (illustrated). London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Nicolas de Staël, 1914-1955, May-June 1956, pp. 21 and 29, no. 32 (illustrated). Bern, Kunsthalle Bern, Nicolas de Staël, 1957, n.p., no. 63 (illustrated). Arles, Musée Réattu, Nicolas de Staël 1914-1955, June-September 1958, n.p., no. 39. Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft; Hamburg, Kunstverein; Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Nicolas de Staël, December 1959-June 1960, pp. 30 and 43, no. 56 (Hanover, illustrated); pp. 77 and 101, no. 71, pl. VI (Turin, illustrated in color). Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen; Kunsthaus Zürich; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; Art Institute of Chicago; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, de Staël, May 1965-April 1966, p. 68, no. 64 (Zürich, illustrated); n.p., no. 51 (Boston, illustrated). Paris, Galerie Jacques Dubourg, Hommage à Nicolas de Staël, May-June 1969, no. 14. Saint-Paul, Fondation Maeght, Exposition René Char, April-June 1971, p. 46, no. 677 (illustrated in color). Paris, Museé d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Exposition René Char, 1971, no. 678 (illustrated in color). Zürich, Galerie Nathan, Nicolas de Staël, Gemälde und Zeichnungen, November 1976-February 1977, n.p., no. 13 (illustrated in color). Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais; London, Tate Gallery, Nicolas de Staël, May-November 1981, p. 100, no. 80 (illustrated in color). Edinburgh, New Gallery of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Creation: Modern Art and Nature, August-October 1984, pp. 16, 80 and 82, no. 109 (illustrated in color). Frankfurt, Jahrhunderthalle Hoechst, Internationale Galeristen, Galerie Nathan Zurich, December 1989-January 1990 (illustrated). Saint-Paul, Fondation Maeght, Nicolas de Staël, Rétrospective de l’œuvre peint, July-September 1991, pp. 110-111 and 200, no. 55 (illustrated in color). Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Nicolas de Staël Retrospectiva, October-December 1991, pp. 112-113 and 202, no. 55 (illustrated in color). Tokyo, Tobu Museum of Art; Kamakura, Museum of Modern Art; Hiroshima, Museum of Art, Nicolas de Staël, June-October 1993, pp. 94-95, no. 32 (illustrated in color). Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Nicolas de Staël, Retrospektive, September-November 1994, pp. 121 and 191, no. 85 (illustrated in color). Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Nicolas de Staël, May-November 1995, pp. 96-97, no. 36 (illustrated in color). Oslo, Museum of Modern Art, Astrup Fearley, A Precarious Balance, January-March 1997. Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Nicolas de Staël, March-June 2003, pp. 174 and 246, no. 159 (illustrated in color). Kunsthalle Tübingen, Die Kunst des Handelns: Meisterwerke des 14. bis 20. Jahrhunderts bei Fritz und Pether Nathan, September 2005-January 2006, pp. 259 and 309, no. 183 (illustrated in color).

Literature:

R. Barotte, “Les exposition: Au musée d’art moderne,” Plaisir de France, no. 23, March 1956, p. 48, no. 209 (illustrated). F. Bridel, “Le peintre Nicolas de Staël révélé au public suisse,” Tribune de Genève, 21 October 1957, p. 1. M. S. Dall’Oglio, “Mostre Torinesi: Nicolas de Staël,” Letteratura, vol. 8, no. 43-45, January-June 1960, p. 318. G. Dorfles, “De Staël al Museo Civico di Torino,” domus, no. 369, August 1960, p. 36. R. van Gindertael, Nicolas de Staël, Paris, 1960, p. 8, pl. 8 (illustrated in color). A. Martini, "Nicolas de Stael cinque anni dopo," Arte Figurativa, May-June 1960, pp. 38, no. 1 (illustrated). D. Cooper, Nicolas de Staël, London, 1961, pp. 62, 70 and 105, pl. 45 (illustrated in color). G. Kobke Sutton, "Nicolas de Staël," Signum, vol. 1, no. 3, 1961, p. 32, fig. 5 (illustrated). R. Tassi, "'La maggior “chiarezza' di Nicolas de Staël," Paragone, vol. XVI, no. 189, November 1965, p. 63. J. Guichard-Meili, Nicolas de Staël: Paintings, New York, 1966, n.p., no. 12 (illustrated in color). J. Dubourg and F. de Staël, eds., Nicolas de Staël, catalogue raisonné des peintures, Paris, 1968, p. 294, no. 681 (illustrated). M. Deschamps, "Le temps chez Nicolas de Staël," Plaisir de France, vol. 38, no. 391, July-August 1971, p. 13, no. 8 (illustrated in color). G. Dumur, Staël, Paris, 1975, p. 54 (illustrated in color). L. Moholy, “Nicolas de Staël at Zurich,” The Burlington Magazine, vol. CXIX, no. 886, January 1977, pp. 63 and 66, no. 72 (illustrated). R. Micha, "Trois Maîtres: Dufy et de Staël à Paris; Kokoschka à Londres," Art International, vol. XXIV, no. 9-10, August-September 1981, p. 159 (illustrated in color). R. Elovich, “Nicolas de Staël at the Tate,” The Burlington Magazine, vol. CXXIII, no. 944, November 1981, p. 695. V. Frank, “Legende und Gleichnis: Zum 70. Geburtstag des französischen Malers Nicolas de Staël,” Bildende Kunst, vol. 1, 1984, p. 138, pl. 2 (illustrated). D. Dobbels, Staël, Paris, 1994, pp. 36, 38 and 193, pl. 67, (illustrated in color). F. de Stael, ed., Nicolas de Staël, Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint, Neuchatel, 1997, p. 475, no. 723 (illustrated in color). Staël, la figure à nu, 1951-1955, exh. cat., Antibes, Musée Picasso, 2014, p. 15 (illustrated in color). Nicolas de Staël en Provence, exh. cat., Aix-en-Provence, Hôtel de Caumont Centre d’art, 2018, pp. 150-151 (illustrated in color).

Provenance:

Jacques Dubourg, Paris Private collection, Malakoff Private collection, Paris Barbara and Peter Nathan, Zürich, thence by descent Collection ACCN, Zürich Anon. sale; Artcurial, Paris, 03 June 2013, lot 26 Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

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