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Les Danseuses, Revel et Coco | after Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

February 19, 2012

Matt Monforte (b. 1968)

Les Danseuses, Revel et Coco | after Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
December 4, 2019 11:39 pm
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Acrylics
11 x 14 inches
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Les Danseuses, Revel et Coco | after Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

This is a copy of Kees van Dongen’s Les Danseuses. I painted it for a color matching assignment from a class I took at Salt Lake Community College. Per the assignment I tried to accurately reproduce the colors. I wasn’t as concerned with matching the proportions or brush strokes of the original. The original has Kees van Dongen’s signature in the lower right corner and is x x x size. I worked from a Sotheby’s auction catalog. The image in the catalog was about 9? x 12?. I haven’t been able to locate an official image of the original on the web. When searching for the original I usually find my version.

The Original

Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)
Les Danseuses — Revel et Coco
Singed; Inscribed Revel et Coco on the stretcher
Oil on canvas
36 1/4 by 28 3/4in. 92.1 by 73cm.
Painted circa 1906.
This work was signed by the artist at a later date.

 

The Original

From

Impressionist and Modern Art, Part I
Lots 1-57
Sale 7131
Sotheby’s
New York Wednesday May 13, 1998
print dimensions x by x in.

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/jul/22/how-easy-copy-famous-painting

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