Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling (1891 – 1953)

Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. Nu allongé sur drap rouge et vert, 1927

Lot 260. Moïse Kisling 1891 – 1953. Nu allongé sur drap rouge et vert, signed Kisling (lower left), oil on canvas, 81.2 by 100cm., 32 by 39⅜in. Framed: 107 by 126cm., 42⅛ by 49⅝in. Painted in 1927.

Provennace:

Oscar Ghez Collection, Geneva (acquired by 1965)
Mrs Robert Oppenheim (sold: Sotheby’s, New York, 4th July 1979, lot 265)
Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired circa 1980s. Sold: Sotheby’s, London, 4th February 2015, lot 193)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Literature: Jean Kisling, Kisling 1891-1953, Turin, 1971, vol. I, no. 42, illustrated p. 329

Exhibited:

Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, 80 Pittori da Renoir a Kisling (The Collection of Oscar Ghez and his Modern Art Foundation), 1964, pl. 377, illustrated in the catalogue
Annecy, Musée du Château d’Annecy, De Renoir à Kisling, 1964-65, no. 104
Nice, Palais de la Mediterrannée, Kisling et son temps, 1973, no. 19

Estimate 150,000 – 200,000 GBP. Sotheby’s. 03/26/21. Sold 252,000 GBP

Kilka olejów Mojżesz Kisling na marcowych aukcjach. Na górze ‘killer’ wyceniony do 200,000 funtów szterlingów. A na samym dole tulipany na tle krajobrazu, wycenione jedynie do 12,000 euro (praca bez proweniencji i certyfikatów a te ostatnie widać kosztują!). Duży wybór.


Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. La naufragée, 1927

Lot 250. MOÏSE KISLING (1891-1953). La naufragée, signed ‘Kisling’ (lower left); dated ‘1927’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 18 1/8 x 21 7/8 in. (46 x 55.5 cm.). Painted in 1927. This work will be included in the forthcoming Volume IV et Additifs aux Tomes I, II et III of the Moïse Kisling catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Marc Ottavi.

Provenance

Patrick Moreau, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Galateau, Hôtel des Ventes de Limoges, 3 December 2000, lot 73.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

Estimate 22,000 – 35,000 GBP. Christie’s. 03/24/21


Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. Jeune femme blonde, 1947

Lot 264. MOÏSE KISLING (1891-1953). Jeune femme blonde, signed, dated and inscribed ‘Kisling Paris 1947’ (upper right), oil on canvas, 13 x 9 ½ in. (33 x 24 cm.). Painted in 1947

Provenance

Galerie Drouant-David, Paris.
Private collection, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 June 1990, lot 123.
Acquired by the present owner by 1993.

Literature: J. Kisling & J. Dutourd, Kisling, vol. III, Landshut, 1995, no. 99, p. 386 (illustrated).

Estimate 28,000 – 40,000 GBP. Christie’s. 03/24/21


Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. Jeune fille, 1922

Lot 299. MOÏSE KISLING (1891-1953). Jeune fille, signed ‘Kisling’ (upper right), oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 13 in. (46.3 x 33.2 cm.). Painted in 1922

Provenance

Robert Lebel, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby’s, London, 4 December 1985, lot 273.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

Literature

J. Kisling & H. Troyat, Kisling, vol. II, Turin, 1982, no. 59, p. 116 (illustrated).

Exhibited: Tokyo, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Kisling: Grande figure de l’École de Paris, April – July 2019, no. 27, p. 50 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Okazaki City Museum, July – September 2019; Akita Museum of Art, September – November 2019.

Estimate 25,00 0 – 35,000 GBP. Christies. 03/24/21


Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. NEW YORK SUBURB, 1942

Lot 885. Moïse Kisling, 1891 Krakow, Poland – 1953 Sanary-sur-Mer, France. NEW YORK SUBURB, 1942. Oil on canvas. 33 x 41 cm. Signed “Kisling” lower right. In decorative gilt frame. The artist was a French painter of Polish heritage. He initially trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow before moving to Paris, where he lived at Montmartre since 1910. He was acquainted with many of his contemporaries, among others his neighbours Amadeo Modigliani, whom he painted. After the occupation of France during the Second World War he emigrated to the US.
Provenance:
Collection Segal, Paris.
Private collection, Paris.
Private collection, Dubai.
Literature:
J. Kisling, Kisling, tome I, Turin 1971, no. 79, repr. en noir et blanc p. 290.
The work is included in the catalogue raisonné by Jean Kisling.

Estimate 40,000 – 60,000 euro. Hampel. 03/25-26/21


Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. Port de Marseille, un quai du vieux port, 1918

Lot 24. MOÏSE KISLING (1891-1953). Port de Marseille, un quai du vieux port, signed and dated ‘Kisling 1918’ (lower right); signed, inscribed and dated ‘M. Kisling, Marseille, Aout 1918’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 60.4 x 73.3cm (23 3/4 x 28 7/8in). Painted in August 1918
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Monsieur Marc Ottavi and Monsieur Jean Kisling. This work will be included in the forthcoming Volume IV et Additifs aux Tomes I, II et III of the Moïse Kisling catalogue raisonné currently being prepared.
Provenance:

Anon. sale, Chayette & Cheval, Paris, 17 March 2017, lot 137.
Private collection, Paris (acquired at the above sale). Estimate 35,000 – 55,000 GBP. Bonhams. 03/25/21


Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. La Tartane, 1919

Lot 119. Moïse KISLING (1891-1953). La Tartane, 1919. Aquarelle sur papier signée en bas à gauche 36 x 27 cm Un certificat de Jean Kisling accompagne cette oeuvre Bibliographie : «Kisling» Tome 3, par Jean Kisling édité par lui-même, 1995, reproduit et décrit dans la section paysage sous le N°64, page 320. Estimate 4 000 – 5 000 €. Tessier & Sarrou et Associes. 03/26/21


Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. Saint-Tropez, 1918

Lot 38. Moïse KISLING (1891-1953). Saint-Tropez, signed ‘kisling’ (bottom right), oil on canvas, 54.5 x 46.1 cm. Painted in 1918, signed ‘kisling’ (lower right), oil on canvas, 21 ½ x 18 1/8 in. Painted in 1918. Estimate 50,000 – 70,000 euro. Christie’s. 03/30/21


Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. Beverly Hills, 1942

Lot 39. Moïse KISLING (1891-1953). Beverly Hills, signed ‘Kisling’ (lower left) and dated and inscribed ‘Beverly Hills 1942’ (lower right), oil on canvas, 34.1 x 73.1 cm. Painted in Beverly Hills in 1942, signed ‘Kisling’ (lower left) and dated and inscribed ‘Beverly Hills 1942’ (lower right), oil on canvas, 13 3/8 x 28 ¾ in. Painted in Beverly Hills in 1942. Estimate 50,000 – 70,000 euro. Christie’s. 03/30/21

Mojżesz (Moise) Kisling. TULIP FLOWER ON LANDSCAPE

Lot 55. MOÏSE KISLING (Cracovie, 1891 – Sanary-sur-Mer, 1953). TULIP FLOWER ON LANDSCAPE. Oil on canvas Signed lower left Kisling 49.5 x 72 cm. Surprisingly pulpy, almost musical tulips stand in the foreground of a field of blooming crucifers against a background of tormented purplish sky. This composition, dreamlike, can question the influence of the Surrealist movement. Would there be any resonance with Magritte’s works? Estimate 8,000 – 12,000 euro. Kohn Marc-Artur. 03/27/21

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