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Henri Edmond Cross

Paysage avec le Cap Nègre
Painted in June-November 1906
90.3 x 116.9 cm. (35½ x 46 in.)

Signed lower right: Henri Edmond Cros
Oil on canvas

Provenance:
– Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris
– Prince de Wagram, Paris
– J. Laroche, Paris – Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris
– A. Sommaruga – Herbert Kullmann, Manchester;
– sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 May 1914, lot 4
– Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
– Evelyn Annenberg Jaffe Hall (acquired from the above in 1951)

Exhibited:
– Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Henri Edmond Cross, April-May 1907, no. 1 (titled, Le Cap Nègre).
– Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Henri Edmond Cross, February-March 1913, no. 44.
– Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Le Paysage du Midi, June 1914, no. 4 (illustrated).
– New York, Fine Arts Associates, Henri Edmond Cross, April-May 1951, no. 12 (titled, The Hill of Saint-Clair).
– New York, Museum of Modern Art; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; San Francisco Museum of Art and Art Gallery of Toronto, Les Fauves, October 1952-May 1953, no. 3 (titled, Landscape, Le Lavandou).

Literature:
– P. Jamot, « Exposition H.E. Cross, » Chronique des Arts et de la Curiosité, 4 May 1907, p. 156
– L. Cousturier, « H.E. Cross, » L’Art Décoratif, March 1913, p. 120 (illustrated, p. 125)
– O. Maus, Trente années de lutte pour l’art (1884-1914), Brussels, 1926, p. 427 (illustrated)
– L. Cousturier, H.E. Cross: Les artistes nouveaux, Paris, 1932, p. 6 (illustrated, pl. 18)
– J. Leymarie, Le Fauvisme, Geneva, 1959 (illustrated in colour)
– I. Compin, H.E. Cross, Paris, 1964, pp. 251-252 (illustrated)