Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 12.11.2019

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Suzanne Duchamp (1889-1963)

Suzanne Duchamp (1889-1963) Fabrique de joie signed and dated 'Suzanne Duchamp 1920.' (lower right) gouache, watercolor and pen and brush and black ink on paper laid down on board 17 7/8 x 21 5/8 in. (45.3 x 55 cm.) Executed in 1920 Provenance Private collection; sale, Hôtel George V, Paris, 10 June

Lot #: 105

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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František Kupka (1871-1957)

František Kupka (1871-1957) Autour d'un point signed 'Kupka' (lower right) gouache, watercolor and pencil on paper 12 ¼ x 12 7/8 in. (31 x 32.7 cm.) Executed circa 1920-1925 Provenance Stuttman Gallery, New York. B.C. Holland Gallery, Chicago. Robert Elkon Gallery, New York (after 1961). Gallery

Lot #: 111

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) Femmes aux papillons signed and dated 'Dalí 1953' (lower center) gouache, watercolor, printed paper collage and pen and ink on board 30 x 40 in. (76 x 101.7 cm.) Executed in 1953 Provenance Eleanor Lambert, New York (gift from the artist). By descent from the above to the

Lot #: 112

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) L'oeil du peintre signed and dated 'Gala Salvador Dalí 1941' (lower right) watercolor, pen and brush and colored inks over pencil on card 10 1/8 x 10 ½ in. (25.6 x 26.7 cm.) Executed in 1941 Provenance S.C. Johnson & Co., Racine, Wisconsin (commissioned from the artist

Lot #: 115

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Etude au fauteuil rayé signed 'H Matisse' (lower center) charcoal and estompe on paper 21 5/8 x 17 ¾ in. (54.9 x 45 cm.) Executed in Nice in 1923 Provenance Pierre Matisse, New York. Gift from the above to the late owners, by 1989

Lot #: 117

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938)

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) Sitzender und liegender Akt auf Bett with Nachlass stamp (on the reverse) pastel on paper 17 x 13 5/8 in. (43.2 x 34.6 cm.) Drawn in 1908 Provenance Estate of the artist. Wolfgang Ketterer, Munich (January 1978). Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner, Berlin and Bremen

Lot #: 122

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)

Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) Sans titre signed with monogram and dated '40' (lower left); stamped with signature, dated and numbered 'KANDINSKY N o 643/1940' (on the reverse) gouache on black paper laid down on card Sheet size: 12 7/8 x 19 ¾ in. (32.8 x 50.2 cm.) Mount size: 16 5/8 x 23 ¾ in. (42.3

Lot #: 123

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Joan Miró (1893-1983)

Joan Miró (1893-1983) Sans titre gouache, brush and India ink and pencil on colored paper laid down on board 20 1/8 x 26 ¼ in. (51 x 66.6 cm.) Executed in 1934 Provenance Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York. Alfred H. Barr, Jr., New York (acquired from the above, December 1935 and until at least 1981

Lot #: 136

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$400,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Losange signed 'H. Matisse' (lower right) painted cut-outs over pencil on painted paper laid down on paper laid down on canvas Sheet size: 20 ¾ x 16 in. (52.6 x 40.7 cm.) Mount size: 23 ¾ x 18 1/8 in. (60.4 x 45.9 cm.) Executed in 1946-1947 Provenance Estate of the artist

Lot #: 139

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$800,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

Fernand Léger (1881-1955) Etude pour La Grande Parade signed with initials and dated 'F.L. 52' (lower right) brush and India ink on paper 24 3/8 x 31 in. (61.9 x 78.6 cm.) Painted in 1952 Provenance Georges Bauquier, Paris. Marguerite and Aimé Maeght, Paris (acquired from the above, circa 1985

Lot #: 140

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)

Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) Madame Hessel dans la chambre rose aux Clayes signed 'E. Vuillard' (lower left) gouache and peinture à la colle on paper laid down on canvas 30 x 27 5/8 in. (76.4 x 70 cm.) Painted circa 1930-1935 Provenance Jean Laroche, Paris. Jacques Laroche, Paris (by descent from

Lot #: 145

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) Profil de rocher près des grottes au-dessus de Château Noir watercolor over pencil on paper 19 x 12 3/8 in. (48.1 x 31.4 cm.) Painted in 1895-1900 Provenance Estate of the artist. Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris (1907). Montross Gallery, New York (April 1916). Lillie

Lot #: 155

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Femme s’essuyant les cheveux stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left) charcoal and pastel on tracing paper laid down on card 30 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. (77.2 x 61.2 cm.) Provenance Estate of the artist; First sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 6-8 May 1918, lot 316

Lot #: 161

Estimate: US$350,000 - US$450,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Louis Anquetin (1861-1932)

Louis Anquetin (1861-1932) Portrait de Juliette Vary signed ‘L. Anquetin’ (lower right) watercolor and inkwash over pencil on paper 32 ¾ x 24 in. (83.2 x 60.9 cm.) Painted circa 1890 Provenance Private collection, Paris. Ian Mackenzie Fine Art, London. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 168

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Femme nue debout pencil and sgraffito on prepared panel 8 5/8 x 6 ¼ in. (22 x 15.9 cm.) Executed in summer 1921 Provenance Maya Widmaier-Picasso, Paris (daughter of the artist). Fernando Guereta, Madrid. Richard L. Feigen & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the above

Lot #: 173

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Paul Klee (1879-1940) Kirke signed 'Klee' (upper right); dated, numbered and titled '1938 R3 KIRKE' (on the artist's mount) watercolor on primed burlap laid down on card Burlap size: 15 ½ x 16 in. (39.7 x 40.7 cm.) (irregular) Mount size: 20 1/8 x 19 3/8 in. (50.9 x 49.2 cm.) Painted in 1938

Lot #: 181

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) Effet de nuit ou Nuit d'Hiver ou L'Ange sur le village signed 'Marc Chagall' (lower right) gouache and pastel on blue paper laid down on board 26 x 20 1/8 in. (66.7 x 51.1 cm.) Executed in 1929-1930 Provenance Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris (by 1933). Rodolphe and

Lot #: 190

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Henry Moore (1898-1986)

Henry Moore (1898-1986) Seated Figures signed and dated ‘Moore 42.’ (lower right) colored wax crayons, inkwash, brush and pen and black ink and pencil on board 15 1/8 x 20 in. (38.4 x 50.8 cm.) Executed in 1942 Provenance Alice Pleydell-Bouverie, New York. Private collection; sale, Christie’s

Lot #: 193

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964)

Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964) Natura morta ( recto and verso ) pencil on paper 6 ½ x 9 ½ in. (16.6 x 24.1 cm.) Drawn in 1952 Provenance Herman C. Goldsmith, New York (by 1977). Stephen Haller Fine Art, New York. Private collection, New York (acquired from the above, December 1986). By descent from the

Lot #: 101

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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René Magritte (1898-1967)

René Magritte (1898-1967) Lettres persanes (Un peu de l'âme des bandits) I) signed 'Mag' (center right) and numbered 'I' (upper center) II) signed 'Magritte' (lower center; recto ) and numbered 'II' (upper center; recto ); signed again, dated, inscribed and dedicated 'René Magritte 1960 'Lettres

Lot #: 102

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Man Ray (1890-1976)

Man Ray (1890-1976) Mechanical Drawing titled 'MECHANICAL DRAWING' (center), dated and inscribed '1908 Archimedean Spiral' (lower right) and inscribed 'Variable Spiral' (lower left) pen and India ink over pencil on paper 8 7/8 x 12 3/8 in. (22.5 x 31.4 cm.) Drawn in 1908 Provenance Juliet Man Ray

Lot #: 103

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Henry Moore (1898-1986)

Henry Moore (1898-1986) Pallas Heads signed and dated 'Moore 54' (lower right) and inscribed 'PALLAS' (upper right) watercolor, white wax crayon, pen and India ink and pencil on board 11 ½ x 9 3/8 in. (29.2 x 23.8 cm.) Executed circa 1954-1956 Provenance E. and A. Silberman Galleries, New York

Lot #: 104

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Le Corbusier (1887-1965)

Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Nature morte horizontale, traces géométriques, motif des quatre poissons with estate stamp (on the reverse) colored wax crayons and pencil on paper Image size: 3 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. (9.4 x 18.4 cm.) Sheet size: 8 ¼ x 12 ¼ in. (21 x 31.1 cm.) Provenance Estate of the artist. Arteba

Lot #: 106

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Le Corbusier (1887-1965)

Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Femme en buste, bouteille et quatre poissons with estate stamp (on the reverse) colored wax crayons, pastel and pencil on paper Image size: 5 ¾ x 11 3/8 in. (14.5 x 29.1 cm.) Sheet size: 8 ¼ x 12 ¼ in. (21 x 31.1 cm.) Provenance Estate of the artist. Arteba Galerie, Zurich

Lot #: 107

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Le Corbusier (1887-1965)

Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Femme debout colored wax crayons and pen and black ink over pencil on paper 10 5/8 x 8 ¼ in. (27 x 20.9 cm.) Provenance Estate of the artist. Arteba Galerie, Zurich. Acquired from the above by the present owner, June 1996

Lot #: 108

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Le Corbusier (1887-1965)

Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Deux nus féminins dansant signed and dated 'Le Corbusier 1933' (lower left); with estate stamp (on the reverse) watercolor, pen and blue and black inks on paper laid down on card Sheet size: 8 3/8 x 12 ¼ in. (21.1 x 31 cm.) Mount size: 14 ¼ x 19 in. (36 x 48 cm.) Executed in

Lot #: 109

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Le Corbusier (1887-1965)

Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Evocation d’un bucheron avec tronc d’arbre, branches et scie colored wax crayons and pencil on paper Image size: 5 5/8 x 10 5/8 in. (14.4 x 27 cm.) Sheet size: 8 ¼ x 10 5/8 in. (20.9 x 27 cm.) Provenance Estate of the artist. Arteba Galerie, Zurich. Acquired from the above

Lot #: 110

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Nu et têtes d'hommes signed and dated 'Picasso 26.5.70.-12.6.70.' (upper left) colored felt-tip pens and pen and brush and India ink on paper 12 1/8 x 9 in. (30.8 x 22.8 cm.) Executed on 26 May-12 June 1970 Provenance Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris. Private collection

Lot #: 113

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

Fernand Léger (1881-1955) Femme nue signed with initials and dated 'F.L 21' (lower right) pencil on paper 15 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. (39 x 31.3 cm.) Drawn in 1921 Provenance Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris. Nierendorf Gallery, New York. Clifford Odets, Los Angeles; Estate sale, Parke-Bernet

Lot #: 114

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Intérieur (recto); Atelier (verso) signed and dated 'Alberto Giacometti. 1950' (lower right; recto ) pencil on paper 19 3/8 x 12 ¾ in. (49.1 x 32.2 cm.) Drawn in 1950

Lot #: 116

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019