Collection

Georges Braque
French, 1882-1963

The Goldfish Bowl, 1944
Oil on paper mounted on canvas
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Weil (Florence Steinberg, class of 1935)
1956.2 DEACCESSIONED
Period: 20th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Framed: 18 1/2 x 21 3/4 x 2 in. (46.99 x 55.25 x 5.08 cm) Unframed: 11 x 14 in. (27.94 x 35.56 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed (LL): G. Braque (added later? Signature not present in catalogue reproduction.)
(verso, on cross member): (printed in black ink, inscribed in blue ink) “ARTHUR LENARS & Cie/Agents en douane/22 bis, Rue de Paradis - PARIS xe/FINE ARTS DEPnt/R.W. 1”
Provenance v
Private collection, Paris; purchased 1952 from (Stiebel, rue de Seine, Paris) by Richard K. Weil; given 1956 to VC Art Gallery
Published References v
Catalogue de l’Oeuvre de Georges Braque: Peintres, 1942-1947 II (Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1960), p. 82, repr. (unsigned in reproduction); Vassar College Art Gallery: Selections from the Permanent Collection (Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1967), p. 59, repr. p. 151.
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