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Auguste Herbin. Dessert. 1912-13?

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Auguste Herbin (French, 1882–1960)

Oil on canvas
45 7/8 x 35 1/8" (116.3 x 89.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss May E. Walter
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Galerie L'Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), Paris [1]; sold through A. Mak, Amsterdam to unknown buyer, October 18, 1921 [2]. Samuel and Luella Maslon, Minneapolis, by 1956 [3]; Sidney Janis Gallery, New York [4]; purchased by May E. Walter (1901-1993), New York, 1960 [5]; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1971 (Gift of Miss May E. Walter).
[1] Collection Galerie L'Effort Moderne, L. Rosenberg, Paris, no. 248/6332. Per Geneviève Claisse. Herbin: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Lausanne: Editions du Grand-Pont, Paris: Bibliothèque des arts, 1993, no. 322.
[2] Oeuvres de l'école française moderne. Collection réunie par " L'Effort Moderne" (Leonce Rosenberg), Paris, L'Hotel de Ventes "de Roos" (sous la direction de A. Mak), Amsterdam, October 18, 1921, no. 41: "Nature morte."
[3] Label on verso.
[4] Label on verso.
[5] Acquired by May E. Walter from the exhibition 20th Century Art Exhibition and Sale: For the Benefit of the Postgraduate Center for Psychotherapy [NYU]. New York: Graham Gallery, 1960.

Nature morte au compotier

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