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Wifredo Lam (Sagua La Grande 1902-1982 Paris), Nu À La Chaise1942. Tempera on paper mounted on canvas, 165 x 98 cm. Signed and dated lower left and signed and dated on the reverseCourtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris

ProvenanceFamily of the Artist, Paris; private collection, Miami

LiteratureMichel Leiris, Wifredo Lam, Milan 1970, no. 27, ill. col.; Gérard Xuriguéra, Wifredo Lam, Paris 1974, ill. col. p. 31; Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Poligrafa / Cercle d’Art, Barcelona and Paris 1976, no. 50, ill. b/w. p. 49; Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Barcelona 1989, no. 50, ill. b/w. p. 53; Lou Laurin-Lam, Wifredo Lam, Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Vol. I 1923-1960,Lausanne and Paris 1996, no. 42, 31, ill. b/w p. 299 and f/p col. p. 77.

ExhibitionCharlottenlund (Denmark) and Ordrupgaard; Høvikodden (Norway), Sonja Henie – Niels Onstad Foundation, Wifredo Lam, 14 September – 15 October 1978, no. 12, ill. b/w p. 27; Madrid, Museo Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo, Homenaje a Wifredo Lam 1902-1982, 20 October – 12 December 1982, no. 30, ill. col. p. 60; Brussels, Musée d’Ixelles, 7 January – 6 March 1983; Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Wifredo Lam 1902 – 1982, 23 March – 22 May 1983, no. 38, ill. col.; Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfallen, Wifredo Lam, 2 July – 4 September 1988; Hamburg, Kunstverein, Wifredo Lam, 19 November 1988 – 4 January 1989; no. 22, ill. col. p. 47; New York, Galerie Lelong, Wifredo Lam, paintings, 17 November – 22 December 1990; San Juan (Puerto Rico), Arsenal de la Puntilla, Wifredo Lam, obras desde 1938 hasta 1975, de regreso al Caribe, 14 February – 30 April 1992, ill.; Paris, Musée Dapper, Lam Métis, 26 September – 20 January 2002, no. 14, ill. col. p. 38; Milan, Galleria Gruppo Credito Valtellinese, Refettorio delle Stelline, Wifredo Lam, Cuba – Italia, Un percorso, 15 November 2002 – 25 January 2003, no. 11, ill. col. p. 57; Paris, Galerie Boulakia, <>Wifredo Lam, l’oiseau du possible, 25 May – 31 July 2004, ill. col. p. 37; Milwaukee, Marquette University, Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Wifredo Lam in North America, 11 October 2007 – 21 January 2008; Miami, Miami Art Museum, Wifredo Lam in North American Collection, 7 February – 18 May 2008

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Pierre Soulages (Rodez, 1919), Peinture 195 X 130 Cm, 21 Août 1958. Oil on canvas, 195 x 130 cm. Signed lower right, 1958. Courtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris . Photos Art Digital Studio © Adagp, Paris 2017

ProvenanceGalerie de France, Paris; Redfern Gallery, London; Galerie Ariel, Paris; Private collection, USA; Private collection, Spain

LiteraturePierre Encrevé, Soulages, l’œuvre complet, Peintures, Vol. I. 1946-1959, Seuil, Paris 1994, no. 338, ill. f/p col. p. 270; Pierre Encrevé, Soulages, Les peintures, 1946-2006, Paris 2007, no. 338, ill. f/p col. folder 1 p. XXIII

ExhibitionParis, Galerie Charpentier, Ecole de Paris, 1958, cat. 130; London, Redfern Gallery, Pierre Soulages – Paul Feiler, 7 – 30 October 1959, cat. no. 2; Chicago, Art Institute, Exhibition, 9 July – 10 November 1963

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Nicolas de Staël (St. Petersburg 1914-1955 Paris), Grande Composition Bleue, 1950-1951. Oil on plywood, 200 x 150 cmCourtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris

ProvenancePrivate collection, Paris

LiteratureJacques Dubourg and Françoise de Staël, Nicolas de Staël, Catalogue raisonné des peintures, Paris 1968, no. 494, ill. p. 219; Jean-Pierre Jouffroy, La mesure de Nicolas de Staël, Neuchâtel 1981, no. 7, ill. col. p. 27; Françoise de Staël, Nicolas de Staël, Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint, Neuchâtel 1997, no. 263, ill. f/p col. p. 292; Marie du Bouchet, Nicolas de Staël, Une illumination sans précédent, 2003, ill. f/p col. p. 63; Jean-Claude Marcadé, Nicolas de Staël, Peintures et dessins, Paris 2008, fig. 66, ill. f/p col. p. 119

ExhibitionRotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Nicolas de Staël, cat. no. 30, ill. 27 May - 11 July 1965; Zurich, Kunsthaus, Nicolas de Staël, cat. no. 30, ill. 21 July - 5 September 1965; Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Nicolas de Staël, cat. no. 46, ill., 22 May - 24 August 1981; London, The Tate Gallery, Nicolas de Staël, cat. no. 46, ill., 7 October - 29 November 1981; Grenoble, Musée de peinture et de sculpture, Nicolas de Staël, 21 June – 24 September 1984, ill. col.; Saint-Etienne, Musée d’art moderne, L’art en Europe, Les années décisives 1945-1953, 10 December 1987 – 28 February 1988, cat., ill. p. 202; Saint-Paul, Fondation Maeght, Nicolas de Staël, cat. no. 19, ill. f/p col. p. 65, 2 July – 22 September 1991; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Sofia, Nicolas de Staël, cat. no. 19, ill. f/p col. p. 65, 7 October - 2 December 1991; Frankfort, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Nicolas de Staël, 24 September – 27 November 1994, cat. no. 46, ill. col.; Paris, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Nicolas de Staël, 12 March – 30 June 2003, cat. no. 73, ill. f/p col. p. 109

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Jean Dubuffet (Le Havre 1901-1985 Paris), La Vie À La Campagne1949. Oil on canvas, 116 x 89 cm. Signed and dated lower rightCourtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris

ProvenancePierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist); Acquavella Galleries, New York (acquired from the above)

LiteratureMax Loreau, ,i>Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, Fascicule V, Paysages grotesques (1949-1950), Paris 1965 and Minuit, Paris 1990, no. 48, ill. f/p p. 34; Andreas Franzke, Dubuffet, New York 1981, ill. col. p. 57

ExhibitionNew York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Jean Dubuffet, A Retrospective, 26 April – 29 July 1973, no. 36, ill. p. 75; Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Dubuffet, 28 September – 20 December 1973, no. 35, ill. f/p p. 50; Berlin, Akademie der Künste, 7 September – 26 October 1980; Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, 20 November 1980 – 18 January 1981; Cologne, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle, 6 February – 2 March 1981; Dubuffet retrospektive, no. 67, ill. pp. 78 and 319; New York, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), 7 October 1990 – 15 January 1991; Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, 20 February – 12 May 1991; Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, 21 June – 15 September 1991; High and Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture, no. 33, ill. p. 87; Osaka, The National Museum of Art, Jean Dubuffet: The Early Works 1940s-1950s, 12 June - 1 August 1993, no. 10, ill. col. p. 37

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Zao Wou-Ki (Peking 1921-2013 Nyon), 16.4.62. Oil on canvas, 73 x 100 cm. Signed lower right and signed and titled/dated on the reverse, 1962. Courtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris

This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the work of the Artist being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. Certificate from the Zao Wou-Ki Foundation n° 2014-45 established on 18 June 2014.