Pavel Tchelitchew. Madame Bonjean. 1931

Pavel Tchelitchew

Madame Bonjean


Oil on canvas
51 1/4 x 38 1/8" (130.1 x 96.7 cm)
James Thrall Soby Bequest
Object number
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Pavel Tchelitchew has 146 works online.
There are 2,370 paintings online.
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Pavel Tchelitchew, Paris.

? - 1937, Jacques Bonjean (1899-1990), Paris, probably acquired/ commsissioned from the artist.

1937 - March 1940, Julien Levy Gallery, New York (no. 563), purchased from Jacques Bonjean.

March 1940 - 1979, James Thrall Soby (1906-1979), New Canaan and New York, purchased from Julien Levy Gallery.

1979, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired by bequest from James Thrall Soby.

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