Kees van Dongen. Modjesko, Soprano Singer. 1908

Kees van Dongen Modjesko, Soprano Singer 1908

  • MoMA, Floor 3, 3 South The Edward Steichen Galleries
Oil on canvas
39 3/8 x 32" (100 x 81.3 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Rübel
Object number
© 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Painting and Sculpture

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(1907) 1908, Kees van Dongen, Paris.
1908, MM. Bernheim Jeune & Cie., Paris.
December 4, 1908 - August 15, 1935, Paul Signac (1863-August 15, 1935), Paris, purchased from/through MM. Bernheim Jeune & Cie.
August 15, 1935 - May 22, 1942, Ginette Signac, Paris, inherited from her father Paul Signac and sold by Berthe Signac (née Roblès, 1862-1942) through Hôtel Drouot (Tableaux Modernes, May 22, 1942, lot 133), Paris to unknown buyer.
[1949, Galerie Charpentier (stock no. 180), Paris]
1951, Mme B. Charlet, Paris.
By 1955, Perls Gallery (stock no. 5608, photo no. 1866), New York, purchased from three unknown owners.
September 19, 1955 - September/November 1955, Peter A. and Elizabeth Rübel, Greenwich, CT, purchased from Perls Gallery.
1955, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as gift from Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Rübel.

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