Girl in Green
Chaim Soutine, French (born Lithuania), 1893 - 1943
Made in France, Europe Date:
Oil on canvasDimensions:
14 5/16 x 11 1/16 inches (36.3 x 28.1 cm)Curatorial Department:
Modern ArtObject Location:
Currently not on viewAccession Number:
The Louis E. Stern Collection, 1963
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J. M. P. Glerum, Amsterdam; sale, Glerum estate, S. J. Mak van Waay and A. Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, May 30, 1933, lot 113 (as "Tête de jeune fille," illus.); purchased by P. A. Regnault (1868-1954), Laren, The Netherlands, and still owned in 1935 . Private collection, Canada ; with Otto Gerson Gallery, New York; sold to Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles; sold to Louis E. Stern, New York, January 2, 1948 ; bequest to PMA, 1963.
1. Prior owner information per Maurice Tuchman, et al., Chaim Soutine (1893-1943): Catalogue Raisonné/ Werkverzeichnis, vol. 2, Cologne, 1993, no. 121, p. 686. P. A. Regnault's collection comprised about 400 works, mainly 20th century art. Auction sales from his collection, including other works by Soutine (but not this one), were held in Amsterdam in 1949 and 1958. This painting was included in the exhibition of part of the Regnault collection at the Museum van den Bataviaschen Kunstkring in 1935.
3. According to Ruth Hatfield, Dalzell Hatfield purchased the painting from the Otto Gerson Gallery, who obtained it from a Canadian collection (letter to Henry Gardiner, July 2, 1964, PMA archives, Marceau object files, Stern Collection).
4. Copy of dated receipt from Dalzell Hatfield in curatorial file.