André Derain (French, 1880-1954) Etude pour la citadelle
Lot 29
André Derain (French, 1880-1954) Etude pour 'Citadelle'
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Lot Details
André Derain (French, 1880-1954)
Etude pour 'Citadelle'
stamped with the artist's atelier stamp (lower right) and numbered '4509' (verso)
pencil and gouache on paper
25.3 x 33.2cm (9 15/16 x 13 1/16in).
Executed in 1950


    Galerie Paul Vallotton, Lausanne, no. 75'217.
    Galerie Peirce, Paris.

    The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Derain, Paris.

    This work is an illustration to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's story Citadelle, begun in 1936, unfinished at the time of the author's disappearance in 1944 and published posthumously from an unedited typescript in 1948. An edition of Saint-Exupéry's Oeuvres complets, with illustrations by Derain, Dunoyer de Ségonzac, Edy Legrand and others was published in 1950.

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