The Provenance Research Project

Victor Brauner. The Snake Charmer. 1943

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

The Snake Charmer

Victor Brauner (Romanian, 1903–1966)

Encaustic on canvas
25 5/8 x 21 1/4" (65.1 x 54 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan L. Halpern
MoMA Number:

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist, Paris. 1938 - [after WWII]
Edith and Nathan L. Halpern, New York. Purchased from the artist after WWII
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan L. Halpern, 1974

La suceuse convulsionnaire
[La Psylle miraculeuse]

Share by E-mail
Share by Text Message