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Lot 36: Georges Braque (1882-1963)

Est: £250,000 GBP - £350,000 GBPSold:
Christie'sFebruary 07, 2005London, United Kingdom

Item Overview


Bouteille, verre et compotier de fruits
signed and dated 'G Braque 30' (lower left)
oil on canvas
19 3/4 x 28 3/4 in. (50.2 x 73 cm.)
Painted in 1930

Artist or Maker


Paris, Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Braque, 1930.
Basel, Kunsthalle, Georges Braque, April - May 1933, no. 160 (illustrated).
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Georges Braque, November - December 1936, no. 54.
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Georges Braque, January - March 1949, no. 63 (illustrated p. 116); this exhibition later travelled to New York, The Museum of Modern Art, March - June 1949.
Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Members Gallery, An Afternoon at New York Galleries and Studios, 1960.
Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum, Georges Braque and Henri Laurens, March - May 1969, no. 264.
Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Georges Braque, July - September 1980, no. 92 (illustrated p. 108).
Bordeaux, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Georges Braque en Europe: Centenaire de la naissance de Georges Braque (1882-1963), May - September 1982, no. 47 (illustrated p. 165); this exhibition later travelled to Strasbourg, Musée d'Art Moderne, September - November 1982.
Kagawa, Marugame Genichiro Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Rétrospective Georges Braque, June - July 1998, no. 40 (illustrated p. 95); this exhibition later travelled to Kagoshima, Kagoshima City Museum of Art, July - August 1998; Tokyo, The Bunkamura Museum of Art, September - October 1998; Mie Prefecture, Mie Prefectural Art Museum, November - December 1998.


'Georges Braque', in Cahiers d'Art, Paris, 1933, vols. 1-2 (illustrated).
C. Einstein, Georges Braque, Paris, 1934, p. 145 (illustrated pl. LXXXIV).
J. Paulhan, Braque: Le patron, Paris, 1947, p. 89.
Art International, 1960, vol. IV-8 (illustrated p. 50).
J. Richardson, Braque, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1961, pl. 32 (illustrated).
N.S. Mangin (ed.), Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Georges Braques, Peintures 1928-1935, Paris, 1962, p. 48 (illustrated).


Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Paris.
Vladimir Golschman, New York.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
Theodore Schempp, Paris.
Baron H.H Thyssen-Bornemisza, Lugano.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 26 May 1976, lot 82.
Anonymous sale, Phillips, New York, 11 May 2000, lot 26.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


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Auction Details

Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

February 07, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

8 King Street, St. James's, London, LDN, SW1Y 6QT, UK