About This Artwork

Juan Gris
Spanish, 1887-1927

After Cézanne, 1916

Graphite on ivory laid paper
395 x 307 mm
Signed recto, lower left center, in graphite: "D'apres Cezanne/Juan Gris 1916"

Margaret Day Blake Fund Income, 1980.82

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, "In Memoriam: Juan Gris," February 1930, n.p., cat. 61.

Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich, "Juan Gris," April 2–26, 1933, p. 5, cat. 7.

New York, Buchholz Gallery, "Cubism: Braque, Gris, Laurens, Léger, Lipchitz, Picasso," April 5–30, 1949, n.p., cat. 10 (ill).

New York, Buchholz Gallery, "Juan Gris," January 16–February 11, 1950, n.p., cat. 39 (ill).

New York, Museum of Modern Art, "Juan Gris," April 9–June 1, 1958, p. 118 (ill.); traveled to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, June 24–July 24, 1958, the San Francisco Museum of Art, August 11–September 14, 1958, and the Los Angeles County Museum, September 29–October 26, 1958.

London, Tate Gallery, "The Essential Cubism," April 4–July 9, 1983, pp. 190–191, cat. 88 (ill.).

Madrid, Salas Pablo Ruiz Picasso, "Juan Gris," September 24–November 24, 1985, pp. 51–52, 310, and 344, cat. 136, fig. 14.

Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, "Juan Gris: Paintings and Drawings 1910–1927," June 22–September 19, 2005, pp. 197–198, cat. 193 (ill.).

Publication History

Der Cicerone 21:23 (December 1929), p. 678 (ill.).

Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Seit Cézanne in Paris, exh. cat. (Berlin, 1929) (ill.).

Dorothy Kosinski and John Richardson, Douglas Cooper und die Meister des Kubismus, exh. cat. (Basel, Switzerland, 1987), p. 99.

Kenneth E. Silver, Esprit de Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant-Garde and the First World War 1914–1925 (Princeton, N. J., 1989), pp. XVI and 162, fig. 119.

Emmanuel Bréon, Juan Gris à Boulogne (Paris, 1992), p. 17 (ill.).

Ownership History

The artist to Galerie de l'Effort Moderne, Paris, c. 1916 [London 1983]. Alfred Flechtheim (1877–1937), Berlin, c. 1921–at least 1933 [London 1983; Zurich 1933]. Buchholz Gallery, New York, 1937–at least 1949 [London 1983; New York 1949]. Richard S. Davis, Minneapolis and New York, by 1958 [New York 1958]. Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder, New York, until 1980 [London 1983]. Sold by John and Paul Herring Company Inc., New York, to the Art Institute, 1980.

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