Property from the Estate of Judie Weiss Formerly in the Collection of Moses Weiss, NYC(French, 1880-1954), Bather, Oil on Canvas, signed lower right, depicting a reclining nude on the beach, in a giltwood frame. Frame size: 8 3/8 in. x 14 3/4 in. By sight: H. 6 1/8 in. x W. 12 3/8 in.
AndrÃ© Derain was a seminal French painter known for his landscapes, portraits, and still lifes. Alongside Henri Matisse, Derain pioneered the use of pure color relationships to produce vibrant Fauvist works. Derainâ€™s works are held in the collections of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the MusÃ©e dâ€™Orsay in Paris, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Tate Gallery in London, among others. (artnet.com)