DescriptionJean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985)
La Fumée, 1966
Marker on paper
9-7/8 x 6-1/2 inches (25.1 x 16.5 cm) (sheet)
Initialed and dated lower left: J.D.66 (dated 29 May 1966, modified on 9 July 1966)
Bears title, date, and numbering on verso: 24 / M149 / La fumée / 29/5/66
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland;
The Pace Gallery, New York, 1968;
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Benenson, New York;
Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, May 15-16, 1980, lot 621;
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
M. Loreau, Catalogue des trauveaux de Jean Dubuffet, Volume 22 (Cartes, ustensiles 1964-1967), Paris, 1988, p. 29, no. 69, illustrated.
The Pace Gallery, New York, "Dubuffet: New Sculpture and Drawings," April 13, 1968-May 18, 1968, no. 24.
This work is dated 29 May 1966, modified on 9 July 1966.
The work is hinged to the mount at the top edge verso; there is some fading to the pigments (with mat burn to the mount); otherwise, no other apparent condition issues; framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 13.75 X 10.5 Inches
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