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André Derain. Valley of the Lot at Vers. 1912

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Valley of the Lot at Vers

André Derain (French, 1880–1954)

Oil on canvas
28 7/8 x 36 1/4" (73.3 x 92.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris [1]; sold to Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, April 14, 1913 [2]; removed as "degenerate art" by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1937 [3]; on consignment to Karl Buchholz, Berlin; to Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, April 13, 1939 (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund) [4].
[1] Label on verso: Galerie Kahnweiler/28 Rue Vignon/no. 1064. Michel Kellermann, André Derain: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris: Editions Galerie Schmit, 1992, vol. 2, no. 207: La Vallée du Lot, 1912.
[2] Ibid. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum inventory no. 1196. See André Salmon, André Derain, Paris: Editions de la Nouvelle révue française 1924, p. 29: "Musée de Cologne." On loan to the following exhibitions: Derain, Galerie Flechtheim, Berlin, April 1929, no. 14 (Die Ansicht von Vers); André Derain, Kunsthalle Bern, July 7-August 18, 1935, no. 14.
[3] EK no. 15749: Südliche Landschaft.
[4] Included in the exhibition Art in Our Time: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, May 10-September 30, 1939, no. 98.

Die Ansicht von Vers
Aussicht auf Vers
Südliche Landschaft
Vue de Vers

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