Robert Delaunay

French, 1885–1941

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With his embrace of color contrasts and abstraction, Robert Delaunay pioneered the transition from Cubism to lyrical abstraction along with his wife Sonia Delaunay and Frantisek Kupka. The poet Guillaume Apollinaire coined their new style Orphism, …

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Les Coureurs, 1930
Sold on May 13, 2021
$2,430,000
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Painting
oil on canvas
144.78 x 113.03 cm
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$2,430,000
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May 13, 2021
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) signed and dated 'R Delaunay 30' (lower left) oil on canvas 44 ½ x 57 ¼ in. (112.8 x 145.5 cm.) Painted in 1930.
Les Coureurs, 1930
oil on canvas
May 13, 2021
Christie's
$2,430,000
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Painting
144.78 x 113.03 cm
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May 13, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
$2,430,000
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) signed and dated 'R Delaunay 30' (lower left) oil on canvas 44 ½ x 57 ¼ in. (112.8 x 145.5 cm.) Painted in 1930.
Les Coureurs, 1930
Sold on May 13, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
144.78 x 113.03 cm
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May 13, 2021
Christie's
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) signed and dated 'R Delaunay 30' (lower left) oil on canvas 44 ½ x 57 ¼ in. (112.8 x 145.5 cm.) Painted in 1930.
Les Coureurs, 1930
oil on canvas
May 13, 2021
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Painting
144.78 x 113.03 cm
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May 13, 2021
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) signed and dated 'R Delaunay 30' (lower left) oil on canvas 44 ½ x 57 ¼ in. (112.8 x 145.5 cm.) Painted in 1930.
Manège de cochons, 1922
Sold on Apr 14, 2021
€620,000
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Work on Paper
gouache and watercolour on paper
49.5 x 52.5 cm
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€620,000
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Apr 14, 2021
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) signé et inscrit 'r Delaunay 1905-1918' (en bas à droite) gouache et aquarelle sur papier 52.5 x 49.5 cm. Exécuté en 1922 signed and inscribed 'r Delaunay 1905-1918' (lower right) gouache and watercolour on paper 20 5/8 x 19 ½ in. Executed in 1922
Manège de cochons, 1922
gouache and watercolour on paper
Apr 14, 2021
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€620,000
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Work on Paper
49.5 x 52.5 cm
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Apr 14, 2021
Christie's
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€620,000
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) signé et inscrit 'r Delaunay 1905-1918' (en bas à droite) gouache et aquarelle sur papier 52.5 x 49.5 cm. Exécuté en 1922 signed and inscribed 'r Delaunay 1905-1918' (lower right) gouache and watercolour on paper 20 5/8 x 19 ½ in. Executed in 1922
Portugaise au potiron, 1885-1941
Sold on Oct 22, 2020
€1,340,000
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oil on canvas
131.2 x 97.5 cm
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€1,340,000
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Oct 22, 2020
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) Portugaise au potiron signé et daté 'r. Delaunay 1916' (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 131.2 x 97.5 cm. Peint en 1916 signed and dated 'r. Delaunay 1916' (lower right) oil on canvas 51 5/8 x 38 3/8 in. Painted in 1916
Portugaise au potiron, 1885-1941
oil on canvas
Oct 22, 2020
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€1,340,000
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131.2 x 97.5 cm
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Oct 22, 2020
Christie's
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€1,340,000
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) Portugaise au potiron signé et daté 'r. Delaunay 1916' (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 131.2 x 97.5 cm. Peint en 1916 signed and dated 'r. Delaunay 1916' (lower right) oil on canvas 51 5/8 x 38 3/8 in. Painted in 1916
La Fenêtre sur la Ville (Loyer & Perussaux 4), 1925
Sold on Dec 18, 2019
£5,062
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Print
Lithograph printed in black, on wove paper
41.5 x 54.0 cm
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£5,062
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Dec 18, 2019
Bonhams
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La Fenêtre sur la Ville (Loyer & Perussaux 4), 1925
Lithograph printed in black, on wove paper
Dec 18, 2019
Bonhams
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41.5 x 54.0 cm
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Dec 18, 2019
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£5,062
Étude pour "Air, fer et eau", 1885-1941
Sold on Oct 17, 2019
€754,000
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
48.4 x 75.2 cm
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€754,000
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Oct 17, 2019
Christie's
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) Étude pour "Air, fer et eau" signé 'r. delaunay' (en bas à droite) gouache sur papier 48.4 x 75.2 cm. Exécuté vers 1936-37 signed 'r. delaunay' (lower right) gouache on paper 19 1/8 x 29 5/8 in. Executed _circa_ 1936-37
Étude pour "Air, fer et eau", 1885-1941
gouache on paper
Oct 17, 2019
Christie's
€754,000
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Work on Paper
48.4 x 75.2 cm
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Oct 17, 2019
Christie's
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€754,000
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) Étude pour "Air, fer et eau" signé 'r. delaunay' (en bas à droite) gouache sur papier 48.4 x 75.2 cm. Exécuté vers 1936-37 signed 'r. delaunay' (lower right) gouache on paper 19 1/8 x 29 5/8 in. Executed _circa_ 1936-37
La Tour Eiffel, 1885-1941
Sold on Jun 19, 2019
£150,000
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Work on Paper
pen and ink on paper
46.3 x 39 cm
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£150,000
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Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) La Tour Eiffel pen and ink on paper 18 ¼ x 15 3/8 in. (46.3 x 39 cm.) Drawn in 1911
La Tour Eiffel, 1885-1941
pen and ink on paper
Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
£150,000
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46.3 x 39 cm
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Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
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£150,000
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) La Tour Eiffel pen and ink on paper 18 ¼ x 15 3/8 in. (46.3 x 39 cm.) Drawn in 1911
La tour aux rideaux, 1915
Sold on May 14, 2019
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pencil on paper
18.2 x 21.2 cm
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May 14, 2019
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La tour aux rideaux, 1915
pencil on paper
May 14, 2019
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18.2 x 21.2 cm
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May 14, 2019
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La tour aux rideaux, 1915-1916
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pencil on paper
21.2 x 18.2 cm
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May 14, 2019
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) La tour aux rideaux pencil on paper 8 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. (21.2 x 18.2 cm.) Drawn in 1915-1916
La tour aux rideaux, 1915-1916
pencil on paper
May 14, 2019
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21.2 x 18.2 cm
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May 14, 2019
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Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) La tour aux rideaux pencil on paper 8 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. (21.2 x 18.2 cm.) Drawn in 1915-1916
Church, Brittany, 1905
Sold on Dec 3, 2018
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Oil on canvas
63.2 x 59.0 cm
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Dec 3, 2018
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Church, Brittany, 1905
Oil on canvas
Dec 3, 2018
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63.2 x 59.0 cm
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Dec 3, 2018
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