Auguste Herbin. Dessert. 1912-13?

Auguste Herbin



Oil on canvas
45 7/8 x 35 1/8" (116.3 x 89.2 cm)
Gift of Miss May E. Walter
Object number
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Painting and Sculpture
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Auguste Herbin has 10 works online.
There are 2,309 paintings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Galerie L'Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), Paris [1]; sold through A. Mak, Amsterdam to unknown buyer, October 18, 1921 [2]. Samuel and Luella Maslon, Minneapolis, by 1956 [3]; Sidney Janis Gallery, New York [4]; purchased by May E. Walter (1901-1993), New York, 1960 [5]; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1971 (Gift of Miss May E. Walter).
[1] Collection Galerie L'Effort Moderne, L. Rosenberg, Paris, no. 248/6332. Per Geneviève Claisse. Herbin: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Lausanne: Editions du Grand-Pont, Paris: Bibliothèque des arts, 1993, no. 322.
[2] Oeuvres de l'école française moderne. Collection réunie par " L'Effort Moderne" (Leonce Rosenberg), Paris, L'Hotel de Ventes "de Roos" (sous la direction de A. Mak), Amsterdam, October 18, 1921, no. 41: "Nature morte."
[3] Label on verso.
[4] Label on verso.
[5] Acquired by May E. Walter from the exhibition 20th Century Art Exhibition and Sale: For the Benefit of the Postgraduate Center for Psychotherapy [NYU]. New York: Graham Gallery, 1960.

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