Séraphine Louis. Tree of Paradise. c. 1928

Séraphine Louis Tree of Paradise c. 1928

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Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
6' 4 3/4" x 51 3/4" (194.9 x 130.5 cm)
Credit
Purchase
Object number
37.1971
Department
Painting and Sculpture

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Wilhelm Uhde (1874-1947), Paris, c. 1928 [1]. Albert Lewin (1894-1968), New York, by 1953 [2]; Estate of Albert Lewin; sold through Parke-Bernet, New York to Sidney Janis, New York, December 12, 1968 [3]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1971.

[1] Hans Körner and Manja Wilkens, Séraphine Louis 1864-1942: Biographie / Werkverzeichnis. Berlin: Reimer, 2009, no. 46, pp. 99-101.
[2] Collection file 37.1971, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
[3] Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Paintings and Sculpture, Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, December 12, 1968, no. 65 (title: Grand bouquet de fleurs).

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