Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 450

 

450
Jacques Villon
La Baie du Petit Salon, 1943.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 58,000
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 72.500

(incl. surcharge)
La Baie du Petit Salon. 1943.
Oil on canvas.
Bottom right signed and dated. 100.3 x 81.5 cm (39.4 x 32 in).

• Important and comprehensive exhibition history,
• Works by the artist are in many international collection like the Musée du Louvre, Paris, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, or the Vatican Museums, Rome.
• In 1955 and 1959 Jacques Villon showed works at documenta I and II, in 1964 he was posthumously represented at documenta IIIn
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PROVENANCE: Louis Carré, Paris (1949, with the label on the reverse).
Galerie Charpentier, Paris (1961, with the label on the reverse).
Private collection Paris.
Private collection Northern Germany (since 2008).

EXHIBITION: Villon, Louis Carré Gallery, New York, April 26 - May 14, 1949, no. 6 (with the label on the reverse).
XXV. Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, Venice, May 31 - September 30, 1950, no. 10 (with the label on the reverse).
Jacques Villon, Musée National d' Art Moderne, Paris, February 5 - March 25, 1951, no. 56.
Jacques Villon, Louis Moilliet, Kunsthalle Bern, May 5 - June 3, 1951, no. 31 (with the label on the reverse).
Rythmes et Couleurs, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, June 20 - September 14, 1952, no. 68.
Peintres d'aujourd'hui, Palazzo Belle Arti, Turin, September - October 1953.
Jacques Villon, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, November 14, 1959 - January 3, 1960, no. 34 (with illu. p. 24).
Jacques Villon: maleri, Bergens Kunstforening, Bergen, January 15 - February 7, 1960, no. 30.
Jacques Villon: Maleri och Grafik, 1902-1959, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, March 1960, no. 38.
Cent Tableaux de Jacques Villon, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, April 27 - June 22, 1961, no. 50 (with illu.) (with the label on the reverse).
Neuf peintres autour de Jacques Villon, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tours, 1963, no. 3 (with illu.).
Salon Asnières: Hommage à Jacques Villon, Salle des Fêtes, Asnières, October 5 - October 20, 1963, no. 5 (with illu.).

"In composing a painting I always begin with a proportion which then I plot. My starting point is in nature, but I don't feel the need in sticking to nature. My paintings's got to be my own creation."
(Jacques Villon, quoted from: Dien Robbins, Jacques Villon, Harvard College 1976, p. 165)




450
Jacques Villon
La Baie du Petit Salon, 1943.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 58,000
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 72.500

(incl. surcharge)