Lot 308

JEAN CARZOU (FRENCH, 1907-2000)

Oiseaux
oil on metal
arched top
33 x 65cm
ARR

Provenance
Sold for the benefit of the Child Protection Center, Paris, 1958
Sale, Christies Paris, 24 May 2006, lot 172, where acquired by the present owner
The Darren Shan Collection

Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 1958;
New York, Wildenstein Galleries, October 1958

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

Literature
'French Art from Kitchen on View Here', 
Herald Tribune, New York, 7 October 1958, p. 2;
S. Preston, 'Special Occasions, A Memorial Show--Here and There in the Range of Contemporary Painting, The Vanity of Versality', 
The New York Times, New York, 12 October 1958, p. 18;
'Keeping up with the Joneses in France', 
She, London, November 1958 (illustrated in colour).


Condition report

The metal sheet is sound - there is tape to the reverse covering some bits of metal that appear to have been planed.  Paint surface is sound with no sign of retouching; held in the original frame in fair condition.

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