The Provenance Research Project

Georges Braque. Landscape at La Ciotat. La Ciotat, summer 1907

Contact Information

If you have any questions or information to provide on the listed works, please send an e-mail to:

Or write to:
Provenance Research Project
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York, N.Y. 10019

Add to My Collection

Landscape at La Ciotat

Georges Braque (French, 1882–1963)

La Ciotat, summer 1907
Oil on canvas
28 1/4 x 23 3/8" (71.7 x 59.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Acquired through the Katherine S. Dreier and Adele R. Levy Bequests
MoMA Number:

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist; acquired by Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1884-1979), Paris, by 1914 [1]; seized during the war by the French government as enemy property and sold through Hôtel Drouot, Paris to "Grassat" (for Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Galerie Simon, Paris), June 13-14, 1921 [2]; acquired by Mayor Gallery, London [3]; sold to Douglas Cooper (1911-1984), London and Argilliers, France, June 1938 [4]; sold to Acquavella Galleries, New York [5]; The Museum of Modern Art, New York (acquired through the Katherine S. Dreier and Adele R. Levy Bequests), 1975.
[1] Michèle Richet and Nadine Pouillon, eds. Georges Braque, exh. cat. Paris: Orangerie des Tuileries, October 16, 1973 - January 14, 1974, Paris: Éditions des musées nationaux, 1973, no. 15: "Historique: Galerie Kahnweiler."
[2] Tableaux, gouaches, & dessins, sculptures, faïences décorées, art nègre, éditions de luxe. [1st sale of Kahnweiler collection]. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, June 13-14, 1921, cat. no. 16. See Malcolm Gee, Dealers, Critics, and Collectors of Modern Painting. Aspects of the Parisian Art Market Between 1910 and 1930, New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1981, p. 55.
[3] Date of acquisition unknown.
[4] Dorothy M. Kosinski, Douglas Cooper: Collecting Cubism. Picasso, Braque, Gris, Léger, exh. cat. Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts, October 14-December 30, 1990, p. 4.
[5] Collection file 373.1975. Date of acquisition unknown.

Hill at La Ciotat
Paysage à La Ciotat
La Ciotat
La Colline
[Paysage à la Ciotat]

Share by E-mail
Share by Text Message