Paul Gauguin

In the Waves (Dans les Vagues)

Paul Gauguin - In the Waves (Dans les Vagues)

Paul Gauguin
In the Waves (Dans les Vagues)
92.5 x 72.4 cm
Oil on fabric
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Powell Jones


On consignment with Boussod & Valadon, Paris, 1890, under the title given by Gauguin, Femme nue dans la vague, valued at ff 400
Paris, Gauguin sale, 23 February 1891, nr. 14, Une Ondine, for ff 320 to M. Jeanson
sold by Joseph Hessel to Gustave Fayet, Paris, March 1906
in February 1907 Fayet sold it together with a Gauguin self-portrait for ff 24,000 to Vollard, Paris
Paul √Čluard, Paris, who probably bought it at Galerie Dru in 1923
Paris sale, Drouot, 12 December 1927, nr. 103 repr., L'ondine (for ff 10,080 according to Wildenstein 1964; but according to annotated auction catalogue in the Frick Art Reference Library, N.Y., sold for 46,100 to Hessel)
with Leicester Galleries, London, 1928
bought in 1929 by Frank H. Ginn, Cleveland
Mr. and Mrs. Powell Jones, Gates Mills, Ohio
given to the CMA on 20 November 1978

External links

The Cleveland Museum of Art Accession number 1978.63

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