About This Artwork

André Derain
French, 1880-1954

Landscape, c. 1920–25

Oil on panel
23 1/8 x 28 1/8 in. (58.75 x 71.4 cm)
Signed: a Derain in l.r. corner

Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection, 1926.190

© 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Exhibition of Modern French Paintings from the Birch-Bartlett Collection, April 1925, cat. 15.

Boston Art Club, Birch-Bartlett Collection of Modern French Paintings, December 9–26, 1925, cat. 1.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, June 1–November 1, 1933, p. 78, cat. 685.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, June 1–November 1, 1934, p. 52, cat. 343.

Chicago, Carson Pirie Scott, April 14–30, 1952.

Publication History

F., “The Birch-Bartlett Loan collection,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago XIX, no. 7 (October 1925), p. 83 (ill.).

Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Art Institute of Chicago, 1925), p. 167, cat. 2224.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Exhibition of Modern French Paintings from the Birch-Bartlett Collection exh. cat. (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1925), cat. 15.

Boston Art Club, Birch-Bartlett Collection of Modern French Paintings exh. cat. Boston Art Club, 1925), cat. 1.

Art Institute of Chicago, Modern Paintings in the Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial from the Birch-Bartlett Collection, (Art Institute of Chicago, 1926), pp. 30, 31 (ill.), 57.

Zabel, Morton Dauwen, “An American Gallery of Modern Painting,” Art and Archaeology 26, no. 6 (December 1928), pp. 230 (ill.), 233.

Sherwood, Walter J., “The Famous Birch Bartlett collection,” The Chicago Visitor (October, 1932), p. 40.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1933), p. 78, cat. 685.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1934), p. 52, cat. 343.

Art Institute of Chicago, Modern Paintings in the Birch Bartlett Memorial from the Birch-Bartlett Collection, (Art Institute, 1946), pp. 12, 13 (ill.), p. 54.

Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Art Institute, 1961), p. 125, as Landscape, proabably painted around 1914.

Grung, Sandra, Supplement to Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Art Institute, 1971), p. 30, as Landscape, probably painted between 1920 and 1925 not around 1914.

Speyer, A. James and Courtney Graham Donnell, Twentieth Century European Paintings (University of Chicago Press, 1980), p. 39, cat. 1E7.

Art Institute of Chicago, “ The Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection,” Museum Studies 12, 2 (1986), pp. 222, 233 (ill.), no. 4.

Michael Kellermann, André Derain: Catalogue Raisonné de l’oeuvre peint (Paris: Éditions Galerie Schmit, 1996), p. 43 (ill.), cat. 567, as Paysage de Provence, about 1928.

Ownership History

Paul Guillaume, Paris [verso and Kellerman 1996]. Frederick Clay Bartlett, Chicago, by June 19, 1924–1926 [copy of shipping receipt in curatorial file]; given to the Art Institute, 1926.




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