Pair of Shoes - Yayoi   KUSAMA

Yayoi KUSAMA Pair of Shoes Yayoi KUSAMA (née en 1929)

Shoes Sculpture
Shoes, fabric, copper paint
Signed and dated
21 × 26 × 7 cm

Provenance: Collection Vincent Darré, Paris

This work is registered as authentic by the Kusama Registration Studio

The Christ as a Gardener (Noli me Tangere) - Edouard Manet

Edouard Manet The Christ as a Gardener (Noli me Tangere) EDOUARD MANET (23 January 1832 - 30 April 1883)
The Christ as a Gardener (Noli me Tangere)
ca. 1856-60
Oil on canvas
68 x 57 cm / 26.8 x 22.4 in.
- Inventory of Manet's estate in 1883, Paris, n. 86. Found in the artist’s studio.

- Abbé HUREL (Auguste-Jean, b.1831) vicar of La Madeleine Church, Paris.
-Marquis de NARBONNE-LARA (Louis-Henry Manrique,1825-1900), 248 rue de Rivoli, Paris. Collector and parishioner of La Madeleine, Abbe Hurel’s church
- Galerie HEINEMANN, München, 1912 - Dr. Richard WERNER, Stuttgart, 1916
Also the 2 former owners of Manet’s “Head of Christ” (for a first version of “Jesus Mocked by the Soldiers”), 45,1 x 37,5 cm (17.8x14.8 in) now in the San Francisco Museum:

- Rouart-Wildenstein, Edouard Manet Catalogue Raisonné, Bibliotheque des Arts, 1975, vol.I, no. 14 (ill.)
- Théodore Duret, Histoire d’Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre, Floury, Paris, 1902, p. 207, No. 60 (ill.) - Französische Kunst des XIX. Jahrhunderts, Galerie Heinemann, Munich, April 1913, no. 121 (ill.)
- P. Jamot et G. Wildenstein, Edouard Manet, Introduction par Paul Jamot, Paris 1932, no. 6 (ill.)
- A. Tabarant, Manet et ses Oeuvres, Paris 1947, p.24, no. 16 “Christ à la pioche” (ill.)
- D. Rouart et S. Orienti, Tout l'Oeuvre Peint d'Edouard Manet, Flammarion 1970, Nr. 12 (ill)
- Nancy Locke, Manet and the Family Romance, Princeton University Press, 2001, p. 136 (ill.)
- Peter Russell, Complete Works of Édouard Manet, Delphi Classics, 2016 (ill.)
- “MANET- SEHEN, Der Blick Der Moderne”, Hamburger Kunsthalle exhibition catalog (Imhof Verlag 2016), Kat. 11 p.116 (ill. with an error of dimension)
- “MANET- SEHEN, Der Blick Der Moderne”, Hamburger Kunsthalle, 27 May - 4 September 2016

DALI Couronne - Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali DALI Couronne Salvador DALI
Dalí Couronné, 1968
Gouache and collage on photograph by Clemmer
50,4 x 39,1 cm / 19.84 x 15.39 in

Collection Perrot-Moore

Certificate by Mr. Robert Descharnes.

Literature: Illustrated on the cover of the exhibition catalogue Salvador DALI of Château de Vascoeuil, Centre d’Art et d’Histoire

Concetto Spaziale - Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana Concetto Spaziale Lucio FONTANA
Concetto Spaziale, 1966-68
Incision on thick blotting paper laid down on card
19 5/8 x 23 3/8 in / 50 x 60cm
Incised with the signature “l fontana” lower right

-Piero Fedeli, Milano
-Anne Lejemtel, Paris
-Lachowsky collection, Brussels
-Christie’s London, 5 Feb 2004, lot 134

Literature: Luca Massimo Barbero, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo ragionato delle opera su carta, Tomo III, p.974, numbered 66-68 DSP 107 (Ed. Skira, 2014).

Registered in the Archives Lucio Fontana, number 2950/5.

Untitled, 1964 -  Sam Francis

Sam Francis Untitled, 1964 Sam FRANCIS
Untitled, 1964
Acrylic on paper
42 1/8 x 29 1/2 in / 107 x 74.9 cm
Signed, dated Sam Francis 1964 and stamped with the Estate seal on the reverse.

This work is registered with the Estate, number SF64-053.

– ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills
– MICHALI Gallery, Palm Beach

-Bern, Galerie Kornfeld und Klipstein, Sam Francis, 1976;
-Paris, Galerie Jean Fournier, Sam Francis de 1947 A 1988: sur Papier, October 21 – November 26, 1988;
-Beverly Hills, ACE Gallery, Sam Francis, March 1 – July 28, 2003
-Munich, Galerie Thomas, Hans Hofmann- Joan Mitchell- Sam Francis, 21 March-17 May 2014

Literature: This work will be included in the forthcoming Sam Francis catalogue raisonné of works on paper to be published by University of California Press, Berkeley

Tough Noogies Trio - Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger Tough Noogies Trio Barbara KRUGER

Tough Noogies Trio, 1972
Mixed media (clothes, furs, wool, painting, sequin, padding, paint) sewed on canvas.
Diameter 64 cm / 25 in. each
Triptych, signed on the canvas reverse for both of the elements and on a sticker for one of them, dated

– The artist’s studio
– Fischbach Gallery, New York
– Private collection, New York
– Private collection, Paris

Fischbach Gallery, New York, 1975

Woman with Flowery Hat / Femme au chapeau fleuri (A. R. 521) - Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Woman with Flowery Hat / Femme au chapeau fleuri (A. R. 521) Pablo PICASSO
Woman with Flowery Hat / Femme au chapeau fleuri (A. R. 521)
Partially glazed terracotta plaque
13 x 10 in / 33 x 25.5 cm
Stamped MADOURA PLEIN FEU/ EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO and numbered 62/100 on the reverse.
Conceived in 1964 and executed in a numbered edition of 100

– Georges RAMIE, Picasso’s Ceramics, ill. p. 254, n.635.
– Alain RAMIE, Picasso, Catalogue of the edited ceramic works 1947-1971, ill. p.260, n.521

The Dove of Peace / La Colombe de la Paix - Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso The Dove of Peace / La Colombe de la Paix Pablo PICASSO
The Dove of Peace / La Colombe de la Paix
Original colored pencil drawing on paper
Dessin original au crayon de couleurs sur papier
36,4 x 26 cm / 14.33 x 10.25 in

Hand signed by Pablo Picasso, Picasso, in blue pencil lower right.
Signe a la main par Pablo Picasso, Picasso, en bas a droite au crayon bleu.

Certificate of authenticity par M. Claude Picasso, Director of the Picasso Administration.

With frame : 23 1⁄2 x 19 3⁄4 in. / Avec son cadre: 60 x 50 cm:

Bull’s Head / Tête de Taureau - Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Bull’s Head / Tête de Taureau Pablo PICASSO
Bull’s Head / Tête de Taureau
Pastel on paper
27,5 × 20 cm / 10 7/8 x 7 7/8 in
Dedicated Pour Madame Lacourière, signed Picasso, and dated le 7.10.58,
on the title page of the book The Private World of Pablo Picasso, by David Douglas Duncan, New York, Ridge Press, 1958.

Certificate by the Picasso Administration, signed by Mr. Claude Ruiz Picasso.

Femme appuyant sa tête sur sa main (Portrait of Dora Maar)  - Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Femme appuyant sa tête sur sa main (Portrait of Dora Maar) Signed and dated 'Picasso 7.11.43.' (lower left)
Pen and India ink on paper
12 7/8 x 10 in. (32.7 x 25.4 cm.)
Drawn on 7 November 1943

Provenance :
Bouquinerie Institute, Paris.
Professor Roland Doschka, Germany.

Literature :
- C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1962, vol. 13, no. 180 (illustrated, pl. 91).
- The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: Nazi Occupation 1940-1944, San Francisco, 1999, p. 282, no. 43-283 (illustrated).

Certificates by Maya Picasso dated 10 July 2011, and by Claude Ruiz-Picasso dated 5 October 2011.

N/A -  Miguel Covarrubias

Miguel Covarrubias N/A

Loops -  Alexander CALDER

Alexander CALDER Loops Loops, 1973
Gouache on paper laid down on canvas
Signed Calder and dated 73 lower right
30.3 x 22.4 in. / 78 x 57 cm

Provenance: Vente Versailles Encheres, Me Perrin, Royere, Lajeunesse, 13 Dec. 2009, lot 127

Recorded in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, application number A09408.

Victoire de Samothrace -  Yves KLEIN

Yves KLEIN Victoire de Samothrace



Environs de Lannion -  Bernard Buffet

Bernard Buffet Environs de Lannion Huile sur toile / Oil on canvas
Signée en haut à droite et datée en haut à gauche/
Signed upper right and dated upper left.
89 x 130 cm / 35 x 51,2 in.
Certificate from Galerie Maurice Garnier

Back View of a Seated Female Nude with Black Hair, Bending –1909 -  Egon SCHIELE

Egon SCHIELE Back View of a Seated Female Nude with Black Hair, Bending –1909 Watercolor, pencil and ink on paper
Signed and dated lower right SCHIELE EGON 09.
19,5 x 31,5 cm / 7 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.

– Karl Hayd (painter and Schiele’s friend in Vienna), acquired from the artist – Dorotheum Vienna, 6 December 1990, lot 27
– Private collection, Paris
– Michali Gallery, Palm Beach

Certificate by Mrs. Jane Kallir, expert of the artist.

Literature: –Egon Schiele, Oeuvre Complet by Jane Kallir, Gallimard 1998, p. 381, no. 299

–Alte und moderne Kunst no. 95, 1967, ill.14 p.38, article by Edgar Hertlein.

Exhibitions: Linz, Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz, March 1949, no. 37

Woman in an Armchair - Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Woman in an Armchair c.1947
charcoal and colored crayon on paper
25 3/8 x 19 1/2 in. / 64,4 x 49,5 cm
Provenance: - Estate of the artist
- Marina Picasso, the artist's grand daughter
LITERATURE: Pablo Picasso in der Verwandlung, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik aus der Sammlung Marina Picasso, exhibition catalogue of the Ulmer Museum, 1994, ill. p. 74 No.4
EXHIBITED: Ulm, Ulmer Museum, Pablo Picasso in der Verwandlung, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik aus der Sammlung Marina Picasso, 9 Oct- 4 Dec. 1994, illustrated p. 74 No. 4 in the catalogue.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Exhibiting Artists

  • + Bernard BUFFET
  • + Alexander CALDER
  • + CHU Teh-Chun
  • + Miguel COVARRUBIAS
  • DALI
  • + Salvador DALI
  • + Peter DOIG
  • + Lucio FONTANA
  • + Sam Francis
  • + Yves KLEIN
  • + Barbara KRUGER
  • + Yayoi KUSAMA
  • + Edouard MANET
  • + Marc CHAGALL
  • + Pablo Picasso
  • + Arnaldo POMODORO
  • + Egon SCHIELE
  • + Pierre SOULAGES
  • + Wayne THIEBAUD
  • + SANYU

Other Represented Artists