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Jean Fautrier

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  • Poire et raisins

Jean Fautrier

(Paris, 1898 - Châtenay-Malabry, 1964)

Poire et raisins, Circa 1928-1929

Oil on canvas
Signed upper left Fautrier
On the back of the canvas the annotation and the stamp Deodat (by Paul Guillaume)
55 x 46 cm

Provenance :
- Galerie Jeanne Castel et Paul Guillaume, Paris
- Estate of Suzanne Adler
- Private collection, Biot

Literature :
- Marcel-André Stalter, Recherches sur la vie et l'œuvre de Jean Fautrier (1898-1964) de leurs commencements à 1940, essai de catalogue méthodique et d'interprétation, 9 volumes, Paris, Université de la Sorbonne Paris IV, doctoral thesis, 1982 (unpublished), work listed n° 362 bis
- Will be included in the Catalogue Raisonné of Jean Fautrier's work currently being prepared by Madame Marie-José Lefort, Geneva

Back of the painting Poire et raisins

Our painting, Poire et raisins, bears the handwritten annotation and stamp "Deodat" on the back, Paul Guillaume's mark for paintings he wanted to keep for himself.

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