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André Derain. Window at Vers. 1912

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Window at Vers

André Derain (French, 1880–1954)

Oil on canvas
51 1/2 x 35 1/4" (130.8 x 89.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund, purchased in memory of Mrs. Cornelius J. Sullivan
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Acquired from the artist by Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris, 1912 [1]; sold to John Quinn (1870-1924), New York, [1913] [2]; Estate of John Quinn, New York, 1924; sold to Cornelius J. Sullivan and Mary Quinn Sullivan (1877-1939), New York, by 1926] [3]; acquired through Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, December 1939 (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund, purchased in memory of Mrs. Cornelius J. Sullivan) [4].
[1] Second Post-Impressionist Exhibition, Grafton Galleries, London, October 5-December 31, 1912, p. 25, no. 13, repr.: "Derain, La fenêtre sur le parc, Lent by M. Kahnweiler." Exhibited at the International Exhibition of Modern Art (Armory Show), February 17-March 15, 1913, no. 344. Lender: "M. Henry Kahnweiler."
[2] Included in the Loan Exhibition of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 3 to September 15, 1921, no. 41 ("Lent by John Quinn") and the Memorial Exhibition of Representative Works Selected from the John Quinn Collection, Art Center, New York, January 7-30, 1926, no. 18.
[3] On loan from Cornelius J. Sullivan to the exhibition Paintings by Modern French and American Artists, July 12-October 14, 1926. See also Painting in Paris, from American collections, The Museum of Modern Art, January 19 to February 16, 1930, p. 24, no. 21: The Window on the Park, "Private Collection, New York."
[4] Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Prints by Modern Artists. Paintings of Other Schools: The Entire Collection of Mrs. Cornelius J. Sullivan, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, December 6-7, 1939, no. 54: The Window on the Park.

Still Life
La fenêtre sur le parc / The Window on the Park
The Window on the Park
[Vers (Lot): Nature morte devant la fenêtre]

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