Paul Delvaux / Woman with a Mirror / 1945Paul Delvaux
Woman with a Mirror

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Creator Name: Delvaux Paul
Creator Nationality: Belgian
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1898 - 1994
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Paul Delvaux
Title: Woman with a Mirror
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1945
Creation End Date: 1945
Creation Date: 1945
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Painting
Materials and Techniques: oil on masonite
Dimensions: 35 3/4 x 31 x 2 1/2 in. (90.81 x 78.74 x 6.35 cm) (outer frame)28 3/8 x 23 1/2 in. (72.07 x 59.69 cm) (canvas)
Inscriptions: Signed:In black: [P. DELVAUX. 3-45]Inscribed:Signature and Date
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 71.69
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Butler
Provenance: Collection of the artiSTThrough 1971; (Delvaux sale through Parke- Bernet, New York, New York, sale number 3170, lot 68);[1] (Reyn Gallery, Inc., New York, New York); purchased by Patrick and Aimee Mott Butler, St. Paul, Minnesota;[2] gift to MIA in 1971.[1] Letter from Sam Sachs dated January 1, 1973 to Peter Butler for IRS: "The painting was originally acquired directly from the artist himself and, as you know, was acquired by your parents at public auction at Parke-Bernet Galleries (sale number 3170), lot 68) where it had been placed for sale by an unnamed party. The painting was fully reproduced, in color, in that catalogue."[2] Butler sale receipt in curatorial file from Parke-Bernet dated March 11, 1971 for sale #3170; through Reyn Gallery Inc., 740 Madison Avenue at 64th St, NY NY 10021
Exhibition History: - Ostende, Belgium, Musée des Beaux-Arts, "Paul Delvaux Retrospective Exhibition" (1962), cat. no. 25, repr.
Exhibition History: - Brussels, Belgium, Galerie Robert Flinck, "Exposition de peinture moderne" 1962, no. 45, repr.
Exhibition History: - Minneapolis, Minnesota, Walker Art Center, "The Legacy of Surrealism" (March 10, 1991 - July 7, 1991).
AMICA ID: MIA_.71.69
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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