Lot 3271 - A199 Impressionist & Modern Art - Friday, 03. December 2021, 04.00 PM

MAURICE DENIS

(Granville 1870–1943 Saint-Germain-en-Laye)
Bacchanale, esquisse 3. 1920.
Oil on cardboard.
36.7 × 55.8 cm.

We would like to thank Claire Denis for confirming the authenticity of the work, Saint-Germain-en Laye, 6.10.2021.

Provenance:
- Mme Charton, Château de Merlinge, Meinier.
- Niederhauser collection, Morges, circa 1986.
- Private collection Western Switzerland, by descent to the present owners.

This work is a preliminary study for the large-format painting "La Bacchanale du Tigre Royal" from 1920, which Maurice Denis painted for the Geneva fur shop "le tigre royal" at the request of the manager at the time. The main work is now in the possession of the Niigata Museum in Japan. Another study of the painting is exhibited today in the Bridgestone Museum in Tokyo.

CHF 5 000 / 8 000

€ 4 670 / 7 480

Sold for CHF 40 560 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.