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Moïse Kisling (1891–1953)

Artist:
André Derain (French, Chatou 1880–1954 Garches)
Date:
1921
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
29 1/4 × 23 3/4 in. (74.3 × 60.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of the Leonore S. Gershwin 1987 Trust, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.89.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Derain
[Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris]; [Galerie Van Leer, Paris]; George Gershwin, New York and Los Angeles (by 1929–36); Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin, Los Angeles (1936–his d. 1983); Leonore S. Gershwin, Los Angeles (1983–d. 1991; her estate, 1991–93; gift to MMA)

Arts Club of Chicago. "Exhibition of the George Gershwin Collection of Modern Paintings," November 10–25, 1933, no. 15 (as "Portrait of Kisling").

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Modern Works of Art: Fifth Anniversary Exhibition," November 20, 1934–January 20, 1935, no. 70 (as "Portrait of Kisling," lent by George Gershwin).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Summer Exhibition: The Museum Collection and a Private Collection on Loan," July 20–September 2, 1936, no catalogue (lent by George Gershwin).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Painters in Paris: 1895–1950," March 8–December 31, 2000, extended to January 14, 2001, not in catalogue.

André Salmon. André Derain. [Paris], 1923, ill. p. 49, as "Portrait du Peintre Kissling [sic]," 1921.

Denys Sutton. André Derain. London, 1959, p. 36, refers to a portrait of Kisling in a private collection, Paris [our picture was then in the Gershwin collection, New York; no other Derain portraits of Kisling are listed in Refs. Kellermann 1992 or Troyat 1982].

Henri Troyat in Kisling, 1891–1953. Ed. Jean Kisling. Vol. 2, Turin, 1982, pp. 37, 72.

Michel Kellermann. André Derain: Catalogue de l'œuvre peint. Vol. 2, 1915–1934. Paris, 1996, p. 133, no. 859, ill., dates it about 1921.



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