Georges Braque. Soda. Paris, spring 1912

Georges Braque


Paris, spring 1912

Oil on canvas
14 1/4" (36.2 cm) in diameter
Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest
Object number
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Painting and Sculpture
This work is on view on Floor 5, in a Collection Gallery, with 20 other works online.
Georges Braque has 44 works online.
There are 2,309 paintings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
The artist; acquired by Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1884-1979), Paris; seized during the war by the French government as enemy property and sold through Hôtel Drouot, Paris to André Breton, Paris, November 17-18, 1921 [1]. De Hauke & Co., New York, by 1930 [2]; acquired by Paul and Mildred Lamb, Shaker Heights, Ohio, by 1933 [3]; sold through Parke Bernet, New York, December 12, 1941 and acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest, 1942.
[1] Tableaux, aquarelles, gouaches & dessins. [2nd sale of Kahnweiler collection]. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, November 17-November 18, 1921, no. 16: Nature morte. 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. 48.
[2] Included in the exhibition Cubism: 1910-13, De Hauke & Co., New York, April 1930, no. 21.
[3] Collection files, The Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. See auct. cat. Modern paintings, Sculptures, Drawings and Prints [Collection of Mildred H. Lamb], Parke Bernet, New York, December 12, 1941, no. 120.

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