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Xiling Yinshe 2015 Autumn Auction Modern and Contemporary Western Master Paintings
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Claude Monet (1840-1926) The Chapel of Honfleur

Oil on canvas

Dated circa 1868

Signed ‘Claude Monet’


1. Jacques Charles, Paris (circa1918)

2. Sale: Hotel Drouot, November 30, 1942, lot 98

3. Pierre Colle, Paris, (acquired at the above sale)

4. Noortman Master Paintings, Maastricht

5. Acquired from the above


1. Journal d’un collectionneur, p. 87& 89, Rene Gimpel, Marchand de Tableaux, Paris, 1963

2. The History of Impressionism, p. 180, John Rewald, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1973

3. Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonne, No. 35, p. 135, vol. l, Daniel Wildenstein, Lausanne, 1974

4. J,B.Jongkind: voorloper van het Impressionisme, p. 99, Victrine Hefting, Amsterdam, 1992

5. Monet,Catalogue raisonne, vol. ll, No.35, p. 22, Daniel Wildenstein, Cologne, 1996


Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Two Cows under the Tree

Oil on canvas

Dated 1884

Signed ‘P Gauguin’


1. A gallery in London

2. Sir Hugh Walpole, London (acquired from the above in 1924)

3. Leicester Gallery, London, 1945

4. Lot 39, Christie’s London, June 27, 1958

5. Messrs. Arthur Tooth & Sons Co. Ltd, London (acquired from the above)

6. Mrs. Derek Fitzgerald, lot 73, Sotheby’s London, June 12, 1963

7. Robert Clark, London

8. Samuel Joseph,Lausanne, 1985

9. George Hotel, December 14, Paris, 1992

10. Lot 34, Sotheby’s London, June 22, 1993

11. Rixin Art Gallery (acquired from the above)


1.‘Hugh Walpole's Collection’, Leicester Gallery, London, April-May, 1945

2.‘Arthur Tooth & Sons Collection’, No. 10, Messrs. Arthur Tooth & Sons Co. Ltd, London, 1958

3.‘Paul Gauguin’s Works’, No. 30 &33, Pierre Museum, October, 1985


1. Hugh Walpole, p. 252, p. 367, R.H. Davis, 1952

2. Gauguin, p. 42, pl. 105, G. Wildenstein, 1964

3. Selected Works of Paul Gauguin, vol. 1, p. 156, pl. 139, D. Wildenstein, 2001


Pierre Auguste Renoir(1841-1919) Landscape

Oil on canvas

Signed Renoir (below left of center)


1. Pierre-Augueste Renoir Paintings Pastels and Drawings, vol. 2, A. Vollard, Renoir’s Studio, Paris, 1918

2. Pierre-Augueste Renoir Paintings Pastels and Drawings, p. 345, Alan Wofsy Fine Arts ( First published in 1918 by the author in Paris), 1989.


Jean Baptiste Camille Corot(1796-1875)Landscape

Oil on canvas

Signed COROT (below left of center)


1. Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (as of 1875)

2. J.K. (and sold, his (or her) estate sale, Paris, May 17, 1878, lot 3)

3. Hollander & Cremetti, London

4. The Hon. Mrs. B.M. Denison, London (and sold, Christie's, London, May 13, 1927, lot 87)

5. Smith collection (acquired from the above sale)

6. Wildenstein and Paul Rosenberg (acquired jointly in 1930)

7. Sir and Lady Edward S. Baron (and sold, Sotheby's, London, April 29, 1964, lot 68)

8. Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York (acquired from the above sale)

9. Private collection (and sold, Christie's, New York, May 27, 1983, lot 37, illustrated)

10. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bruckmann, New York

11. Household International Corporation Collection (and sold, Sotheby's, New York, May 5, 1999, lot 45, illustrated)

12. Private collection (acquired from the above sale)


1.Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, An Exhibition of Literature & Poetry in Painting Since 1850, January 24 - February 14, 1933, no. 14

2. Los Angeles Museum, European Paintings by Old and Modern Masters: An Exhibition Arranged by Wildenstein and Company, June 13 - August 5, 1934, no. 13

3. Pittsburgh, Clark Building, Junior League Gallery, A Group of French Paintings from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century, Exhibited by Wildenstein & Co., Inc., November 9 - 23, 1934, no. 11

4.Chicago, Main Street Galleries, Thirty-Three Paintings of the Barbizon School, 1830-1878, November 23 - December 24, 1964, no. 2

5. New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Corot and His Contemporaries, March 30-April 17, 1965, no. 11


1. Alfred Robaut, L'Oeuvre de Corot: catalogue raisonné et illustré, Paris, 1905, vol. II p. 240, no. 710, illustrated p. 241 (drawing by Robaut)

2."Corot at Fontainebleau," Arts Magazine, XXXIX, March 1965, p. 39, illustrated

Note: The lot was confirmed by Martin Dieterle and Claire Lebeau as authentic.


Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964) Still Life

Oil on canvas

Dated 1949

Signed Morandi


1. Lionello Venturi collection, Rome

2. Private collection, Rome


1.‘La Maturita di Morandi’, curated by M. Pasquali and J. van Geest, Tyelers Museum, Haarlem, March 1-May 12,1996

2.‘Giorgio Morandi Dipinti 1922-1964’, curated by M. Pasquali, Palazzo Sclafani, Salone delle Bifore, Palermo, May 3-June 16, 2002

3.‘Giorgio Morandi nelle raccolte romane’, curated by Marilena Pasquali, Studio d’Arte Campaiola, Rome, March 27-May 27, 2003

4.‘Giorgio Morandi et la nature morte en Italie 1912-1962’, Musee National d’Histoire et d’Art, Luxembourg, February 4-March 13, 2005

5.‘Giorgio Morandi: Still Life’, exhibition organized in partnership with Galleria d’Arte Maggiore,

Robilant+Voena, London, October 12-November 29, 2011

6.‘Giorgio Morandi. Ettore Spalletti. Un dialogo di luce’, Galleria d’Arte Maggiore, Bologna, October 25, 2014-January 31, 2015


1. La Maturita di Morandi, p. 73, Grafis Bologna, 1996

2. Giorgio Morandi Dipinti, p. 93, Edizioni Ada,2002

3. Giorgio Morandi nelle raccolte romane, p. 88, 2003

4. Giorgio Morandi et la nature morte en Italie 1912-1962, p. 29, Mazzotta, Milan, 2005

5. Giorgio Morandi: Still Life, p. 29, 2011


Morandi. Catalogo Generale. Volume secondo 1948-1964, No. 696, Lamberto Vitali, Electa, Milan, 1977-1983


Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Three Brothers

Propylene and serigraph on paper

Dated 1982

Signed Andy Warhol and dated on reverse


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