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  • Provenance

    Collection of Alfonso Ossorio, New York
    Daniel Varenne Galerie le Clos de Sierne, Geneva
    Peridot Gallery, New York
    B.C. Holland, Inc.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Art Institute of Chicago; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Jean Dubuffet, February 21 - April 8, 1962, no. 69
    New York, Wildenstein Gallery & Pace Gallery, Jean Dubuffet: A Retrospective, April 22 - May 29, 1987

  • Literature

    Max Loreau, Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, fascicule VI: Corps de dames, Paris, 1987, no. 155, p. 118 (illustrated, p. 98)

Property from the Private Collection of William Harris Smith, Chicago


Corps de dame

signed and dated "J. Dubuffet 50" lower right
ink on paper laid on board
10 3/4 x 8 3/8 in. (27.2 x 21.2 cm.)
Executed in 1950.

$50,000 - 70,000 

Sold for $106,250

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