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Still Life with Pink Fish



On display in H200

oil paintcanvaspainting

Artwork Details

Creation Date
oil on canvas
Object Types
paintings, oil paintings

17 x 24 in. 25-1/4 x 32-1/4 in. (framed)

Mark Description

Singed in paint, lower right: G. Braque

Accession Number
Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. James W. Fesler

© Georges Braque / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

European Painting and Sculpture 1800-1945

Color Palette

(Rosenberg and Helft, London, England) in 1938.{1} probably directly to (Theodore Schempp, New York, New York); from Schempp to Caroline Marmon Fesler [1878-1960], Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1944;{2} bequest to the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, in 1961. {1} Label on original frame indicates that Rosenberg and Helft, London, owned the painting when it was exhibited at the Arts Club of Chicago in 1938 [the annotation to the label in pencils says “1939”. (See also the catalogue of this exhibition at the Arts Club, Georges Braque: Retrospective Exhibition, 7 -27 November 1939, catalogue no. 60.) Between the wars Paul Rosenberg maintained a branch of his Paris gallery in London in partnership with his brother-in-law Jacques Helft. {2} Receipt for purchase dated 26 April 1944 in IMA Historical File (61.39).

Exhibition Name



Caroline Marmon Fesler Collection

Indianapolis Museum of Art

August 4, 1976 - October 10, 1976

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