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Auction Preview: Tribute to the Hessel family: patrons and models at Christie’s, Paris, Mar 23

Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947): Portrait of Madame Hessel or The Lady in Red. Signed and dated 'Bonnard 1901' (top right). Oil on cardboard mounted on parquet panel. Size 110 x 79.9 cm. Painted in 1901. Estimate: EUR 400,000 - EUR 600,000 (US$ 497,317 - US$ 745,975)
(Courtesy: Christie's)

What: Tribute to the Hessel family: patrons and models

Where: Christie’s, 9 Avenue Matignon 75008 Paris, France.

When: March 23, 03.00 PM

Public Viewing: 16 March, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm; 17 March, 01.00 pm – 06.00 pm; 18 March, 02.00  pm – 06.00 pm; 19 March, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm; 20 March, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm; 21 March, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm; 22 March, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm; 23 March, 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Top lots of the sale:

- Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947): Portrait of Madame Hessel or The Lady in Red. Signed and dated 'Bonnard 1901' (top right). Oil on cardboard mounted on parquet panel. Size 110 x 79.9 cm. Painted in 1901. Estimate: EUR 400,000 - EUR 600,000 (US$ 497,317 - US$ 745,975)

- Édouard Vuillard (1868-1940): In the morning in the garden, Clos Cézanne Signed and dated 'E. Vuillard 1924 '(lower left). Painting with gasoline on paper mounted on canvas. Size 129.7 x 134.5 cm. Painted in 1923-24 and reworked in 1938. Estimate: EUR 400,000 - EUR 600,000 (US$ 497,317 - US$ 745,975)

- Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947): The toilet. Signed 'Bonnard' (lower left). Oil on canvas. Size 68.4 x 91.5 cm. Painted circa 1907. Estimate: EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000 (US$ 372,987 - US$ 621,646)

- Maurice Denis (1870-1943): Legend of chivalry or Three young princesses (first version with gouache). Monogrammed and dated 'Mavd 93' (bottom right). Gouache on cardboard. Size 45 x 40 cm.. Executed in 1893. Estimate: EUR 250,000 - EUR 350,000 (US$ 310,823 - US$ 435,152)

- Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940): Madame Hessel reading the evening newspaper. Signed 'E Vuillard' (lower right). Painting with gasoline on paper mounted on canvas. Size 92 x 66.6 cm. Painted around 1915-16. Estimate: EUR 200,000 - EUR 300,000 (US$ 248,658 - US$ 372,987)

- Édouard Vuillard (1868-1940): Jos Hessel in front of the TSF, rue de Naples (recto); Study for Lucy in her garden (verso). Signed 'E Vuillard' (bottom left). Oil (front); pastel on cardboard (verso). Size 53 x 51.5 cm. Painted circa 1920-22. Estimate: EUR 150,000 - EUR 250,000 (US$ 186,494 - US$ 310,823)

- Aristide Maillol (1861-1944): Woman's head. Signed 'A. Maillol '(on the right side) and signed again' Maillol '(on the left side). Stone 38 x 23.5 x 29 cm. Executed around 1900; this work is unique. Estimate: EUR 120,000 - EUR 180,000 (US$ 149.195 - US$ 223.792)

- Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940): Lucy Hessel. Signed and dated 'E Vuillard 24' (lower right). Oil on board. Size 88 x 67.9 cm. Painted in 1924. Estimate: EUR 100,000 - EUR 150,000 (US$ 124,329 - US$ 186,494)

- Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940): Lucy Hessel and Lulu, rue de Naples said 'Le Télégramme' signed 'E. Vuillard' (top right). Pastel and oil painting on cardboard. Size 89 x 73.3 cm. Executed around 1933- 35. Estimate: EUR 100,000 - EUR 150,000 (US$ 124,329 - US$ 186,494)

- Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940): The Petit Salon rue de Naples with the stamp 'E Vuillard' (lower left, Lugt 2497a). Oil and gasoline paint on cardboard mounted on parquet panel. Size 53.7 x 72.8 cm. Painted around 1933-35. Estimate: EUR 100,000 - EUR 150,000 (US$ 124,329 - US$ 186,494)

- Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940): Portrait of Jos Hessel. Signed and dated 'E Vuillard 1905' (lower right). Oil on cardboard. Size 86.5 x 66.5 cm. Painted in 1905. Estimate: EUR 80,000 - EUR 120,000 (US$ 99,463 - US$ 149,195)

- Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947): Portrait of Mr. Jos Hessel. Signed 'Bonnard' (top left). Oil on canvas. Size 93 x 73.5 cm. Painted in 1908. Estimate: EUR 60,000 - EUR 80,000 (US$ 74,597 - US$ 99,463)

- Marie Laurencin (1883-1956): Lucy Hessel and her dog. Signed 'Marie Laurencin' (top right). Oil on canvas. Size 91 x 63.5 cm. Estimate: EUR 40,000 - EUR 60,000 (US$ 49,732 - US$ 74,597)

- Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940): Lulu, on the swing in the park. Signed 'E Vuillard' (bottom right) Pastel on paper mounted on canvas. Size 33.5 x 26.5 cm. Executed around 1932. Estimate: EUR 30,000 - EUR 40,000 (US$ 37,299 - US$ 49,732)

- Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940): Lucien Grandjean. Signed and signed 'to Lucy E. Vuillard' (bottom right). Pastel on blue paper. Size 96.2 x 61.6 cm..Executed in 1915. Estimate:  EUR 30,000 - EUR 50,000 (US$ 37,299 - US$ 62,165)

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