André Derain. Valley of the Lot at Vers. 1912

André Derain

Valley of the Lot at Vers


Oil on canvas
28 7/8 x 36 1/4" (73.3 x 92.1 cm)
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
Object number
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
André Derain has 69 works online.
There are 2,242 paintings online.
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris [1]; sold to Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, April 14, 1913 [2]; removed as "degenerate art" by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1937 [3]; on consignment to Karl Buchholz, Berlin; to Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, April 13, 1939 (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund) [4].
[1] Label on verso: Galerie Kahnweiler/28 Rue Vignon/no. 1064. Michel Kellermann, André Derain: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris: Editions Galerie Schmit, 1992, vol. 2, no. 207: La Vallée du Lot, 1912.
[2] Ibid. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum inventory no. 1196. See André Salmon, André Derain, Paris: Editions de la Nouvelle révue française 1924, p. 29: "Musée de Cologne." On loan to the following exhibitions: Derain, Galerie Flechtheim, Berlin, April 1929, no. 14 (Die Ansicht von Vers); André Derain, Kunsthalle Bern, July 7-August 18, 1935, no. 14.
[3] EK no. 15749: Südliche Landschaft.
[4] Included in the exhibition Art in Our Time: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, May 10-September 30, 1939, no. 98.

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