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Artist-Designed Bronze Pendant, Andre Derain

Auction:
2375
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2375
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 18, 2007 12:00PM

Description:

Artist-Designed Bronze Pendant, Andre Derain, with the abstract image of a woman wearing earpendants, suspended from a black cord, dia. 2 1/2 in., 3/11, signed A.D.

Note: Derain (1880-1954) was a major figure in the modernist Ecole de Paris. Along with his friend Matisse, he was an original member of the Fauvists, so named for their wild use of color.

Purchased at Harcus Krakow Rosen Sonnabend Gallery, Boston. Accompanied by a letter of guarantee stating that pendant is an authentic and original work of art by Derain, acquired from Madame Derain.
Estimate $800-1,000

Keywords

Andre Derain, Republican Party for Integration and Solidarity, Paris, original member , Ecole de Paris, Fauvists, Matisse, Harcus Krakow Rosen Sonnabend Gallery, Edwardian era, Fauvism, Henri Matisse, Modern art, Modern painters, Modernism

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