Profile of a Woman with a Chignon

André Derain (French, 1880–1954)
Profile of a Woman with a Chignon, ca. 1930

Oil on canvas
12 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches (31.1 x 27.3 cm)
Signed in black paint lower right corner: Derain
Gift of Sally Hope-Davis, 91.25


ca. 1930–ca. 1934, Collection of Paul Guillaume (Galerie Paul Guillaume), Paris

unknown dates, Private Collection

unknown dates, Valentine Dudensing Gallery, New York

?–ca. 1967, Collection of Mrs. John Horn, Lamar, Missouri

ca. 1967, Purchased by Henry Radford Hope from Horn collection through the Sales and Rental Gallery of the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri

ca. 1967–1991, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Radford Hope, Bloomington, Indiana

1991, Gift to IU Art Museum from Sally Hope-Davis [Mrs. Henry Hope]


January 29–March 5, 1967, "Connoisseur's Choice," Friends of Art Sales and Rental Gallery, Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri (checklist no. 24)

unknown dates, exhibited at the Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida

January 27–March 17, 1991, "A Wonderful Discernment: Selections from the Hope Collection," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington

Catalogue Raisonné

Kellermann, Michel. André Derain: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Vol. 2, 1915–1934. Paris: Éditions Galerie Schmit, 1996. (cat. no. 1217)

Alternate Titles

Profil de femme au chignon

Head of a Woman


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.