The Bowl of Grapes

Henri Laurens (French, 1885–1954)
The Bowl of Grapes, 1919

14 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. (36.2 x 18.4 x 13.3 cm)
Signed on underside of base (incised in clay): HL 1919
Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 80.6


ca. 1919–1921, Collection Leonce Rosenberg, Galerie de l'Effort Moderne, Paris

1921–?, Collection Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Galerie Simon, Paris

?–1935, Collection Jacques Zoubaloff, Paris

November 27–28, 1935, Sale, "Collection Jacques Zoubaloff, Dernière Partie, Tableaux, Aquarelles, Dessins et Sculptures de l'Art Moderne," Hotel Drouot, Paris (lot no. 195)

1960, possible sale, London

?–before 1979, Collection of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris

ca. 1979, Purchased from Kahnweiler by Donald H. Karshan

ca. 1979–1980, Margo Pollins Schab Gallery Inc., New York. Purchased from Karshan.

1980, IU Art Museum purchase from the Margo Pollins Schab Gallery Inc. with funds from Thomas T. Solley


June 27–October 20, 1996, “Picasso and the Legacy of Cubism in France,” Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine

Alternate Titles

Le compotier de raisins


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