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Plate of Peaches

André Derain (French, Chatou 1880–1954 Garches)

Date:
1907–8
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
7 1/2 × 9 5/8 in. (19.1 × 24.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.332.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Signed (verso): Derain

  • Provenance

    [Galerie Marseille, Paris]; "La Peau de l'Ours" collection (until 1914; its sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 2, 1914, no.10, as "Pêches dans une assiette," for Fr 215, to Turner); Percy Moore Turner, London (1914–d. 1950; his estate, 1950–79; posthumous sale, Sotheby's, London, December 6, 1979, no. 529, as "Plat de Pêches"); [Browse and Darby, London, until 1980; sold on May 16 to Feigen]; [Richard L. Feigen and Co., New York, 1980; sold on June 5 to Levin]; Janice H. Levin, New York (1980–d. 2001); The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation (2001–7; gift to MMA)

  • Exhibition History

    London. Browse & Darby Ltd. "British and French Paintings: 19th and 20th Century," March 13–April 19, 1980, no. 6 (as "Plat de Pêches," c. 1903).

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Janice H. Levin Collection of French Art," November 19, 2002–February 9, 2003, no. 34.

  • References

    Michel Kellermann. André Derain: Catalogue Raisonné de l'œuvre peint. Vol. 1, 1895–1914. Paris, 1992, p. 167, no. 275, ill.

    Grace Glueck. "Quiet Private Collection Yields Famous Names." New York Times (November 22, 2002), p. E32.

    Richard Shone. The Janice H. Levin Collection of French Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2002, pp. 5, 10, 128–31, no. 34, ill. (color).

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