Saucisse et Pepino (Sausage and Gamp), also called Les Buffons (The Clowns)

Kees van Dongen, Dutch, 1877 - 1968

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1904

Brush and black ink, watercolor and white gouache laid down on cardboard

Overall: 24 × 15 in. (61 × 38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ada and William Preston Harrison

W.940.43

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in green watercolor, upper left: van Dongen.

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 30-September 21, 1975.

Van Dongen, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, November 25-December 8, 1908, no. 69.

Van Dongen Retrospective, University of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, February 14-March 14, 1971, no. 6.

The Van Dongen Nobody Knows, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, November 2, 1996-Janaury 5, 1997; Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lyon, January 23-April 6, 1977; Institut Neerlandais, Paris, April 16-June 8, 1997.

Rococo to Modernism: European Drawings and Watercolors from the Permanent Collection and Dartmouth's Alumni, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 30, 2004.

Kees van Dongen: His Path to Fame- Fauvism, Exoticism, Epatism, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, September 18, 2010-January 23, 2011.

Kees Van Dongen, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, January 22-April 19, 2009; Museu Picasso de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, June 10-September 28, 2009.

Kees Van Dongen, Galerie Vollard, Paris, November 15-25, 1904, no. 18.

Kees Van Dongen, Galerie Giroux, Brussels, October 20-November 5, 1912.

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30- November 30, 2008.

Publication History

William E. Steadman and Denys Sutton, Cornelis Theodorus Marie van Dongen 1877-1968, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Arizona, 1971, no. 6, illus. p. 123.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 192-193, ill. p.192, no. 120.

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, pp. 40-41.

Anita Hopmans, The Van Dongen Nobody Knows, Rotterdam: Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, 1996, p. 58, ill. p. 201

Anita Hopmans, All Eyes on Kees van Dongen, Rotterdam: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, 2010, p. 56, no. 18.

Provenance

Obtained from the artist by Felix Feneon (1861-1944) for Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris [inventory no. 15.334], December 1906; with various galleries, including Galerie Vildrac, Rue de Seine, Paris, between 1906-1926; sold to Ada Sanberg Harrison (1885-1947) and William Preston Harrison (1869-1940), Los Angeles, California; given to present collection, 1940.

Old Number

P.940.43

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