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Landscape: Camiers

André Derain (French, Chatou 1880–1954 Garches)

Oil on canvas
21 1/4 x 25 5/8 in. (54 x 65.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Scofield Thayer, 1982
Accession Number:
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Signed (lower right): Derain

  • Provenance

    [Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris]; Georg Biermann, Rottach-Egern, Germany (1914–23; sold in July 1923, for $1,500, to Thayer); Scofield Thayer, New York (1923–d. 1982; on view at the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Mass., as part of the Dial Collection, 1931–82; his bequest to MMA)

  • Exhibition History

    New York. Montross Gallery. "Original Paintings, Drawings, and Engravings being Exhibited with the Dial Folio 'Living Art'," January 26–February 14, 1924, unnum. checklist (as "Landscape").

    Worcester Art Museum. "Exhibition of the Dial Collection of Paintings, Engravings, and Drawings by Contemporary Artists," March 5–30, 1924, no. 9 (as "Landscape").

    Northampton, Mass.. Hillyer Art Gallery, Smith College. "The Dial Collection," spring 1924, no catalogue.

    Worcester Art Museum. "The Dial and the Dial Collection," April 30–September 8, 1959, no. 24 (as "Landscape: Camiers").

    Worcester Art Museum. "The Dial Revisited," June 29–August 22, 1971, no catalogue.

    Worcester Art Museum. "'The Dial': Arts and Letters in the 1920s," March 7–May 10, 1981, no. 33.

  • References

    Daniel Henry [Kahnweiler]. André Derain. Leipzig, 1920, ill. frontispiece (color).

    Dial 79 (October 1925), ill. between pp. 266 and 267 (color).

    F[rancis]. H[enry]. T[aylor]. "Modern French Painting in the Museum." Bulletin of the Worcester Art Museum 22 (January 1932), pp. 70–71, ill.

    Louisa Dresser in The Dial and the Dial Collection. Exh. cat., Worcester Art Museum. Worcester, Mass., 1959, p. 66, no. 24, ill.

    William Wasserstrom. A Dial Miscellany. Syracuse, 1963, ill. after p. 204.

    Michel Kellermann. André Derain: Catalogue Raisonné de l'œuvre peint. Vol. 1, 1895–1914. Paris, 1992, p. 124, no. 204, ill.

  • See also
    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History