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Kees Van Dongen

The painters do not know what they are doing; they are half mad, and I am one.

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Cornelis Van Dongen, known as Kees, is born in 1877 in Delfshaven (Holland). At the age of 12, he quits school to work in his fathers malt factory. Kees Van Dongen studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam from 1894 to 1896. He settles in Paris in 1897 and does several odd jobs in order to survive. From 1901, he creates cartoons for newspapers (Le . . .

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Original lithograph de  : La princesse de Babylone, plate 1
La princesse de...
1948 Original lithograph, unsigned, extracted from the suite in black of the book "La Princesse de Babylone". Scripta & Picta Ed., Paris. Without
Book by reproductions de  : Premires amours
Premires amours
1950 Book, 250 pages, under leather cover. Fragments of "Mmoires de Casanova de Seingalt", illustrated with the reproduction of 16 original etchings of... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Mannequins
Mannequins
1963 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bardot
1958 Original lithograph in colors, signed in ballpoint pen by the artist. Without
Signed lithograph de  : Marcelle Leoni II
Marcelle Leoni II
1959 Lithograph in colors after a painting of 1919 by Kees Van Dongen, executed by Mourlot, signed and dedicated in blue pen by the artist. Without
Signed print de  : Young woman
Young woman
1933 Pochoir print, signed in the composition and in pencil, illustration for a menu "un diner aux chandelles" at the Miramar, Cannes. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Bouquet de Pois de Senteur
Bouquet de Pois de...
1963 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Artist Ed. Without
Original lithograph de  : Mille nuits et une nuit
Mille nuits et une...
1919 Poster for "Mille nuits et une nuit", original lithograph in black, yellow and pink, printed by S.E.D.E., Levallois. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Le carroussel
Le carroussel
1963 Original lithograph, signed in ballpoint by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Polo  Alexandrie
Polo Alexandrie
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed lithograph de  : Marcelle Leoni
Marcelle Leoni
1959 Lithograph in colors after a painting of 1919 by Kees Van Dongen, executed by Mourlot, signed in ballpoint by the artist. Without
Print de  : Woman with a dog walking on the beach
Woman with a dog...
Circa 1929-30 Pochoir print, signed in the plate lower left, after a painting executed in 1925 by Kees Van Dongen. Extremely rare. Without
Book with prints de  : The most beautiful tales of Kipling
The most beautiful...
1920 Book. Texts by Rudyard Kipling, illustrated with 23 pochoirs (stencils) in colors (unsigned) by Kees Van Dongen, in which 18 in full pages. Henri de... Without
Book with etchings de  : Les Fleurs du Mal II
Les Fleurs du Mal II
1967 Book, loose as issued, original cover and box. A selection of poems by Charles Baudelaire, foreword by Jean-Paul Sartre, illustrated with 15 original... Without
Signed lithograph de  : Marcelle Leoni
Marcelle Leoni
1959 Lithograph in colors after a painting of 1919 by Kees Van Dongen, executed by Mourlot, signed and dedicated in blue pen by the artist. Without
Signed lithograph de  : Cres
Cres
1948 Photolithograph after Van Dongen, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Carmen Guillard, Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Place Pigalle by night
Place Pigalle by...
Circa 1950 Original lithograph, signed in the stone. Ed. Guilde Internationale de la Gravure, Geneva-Paris. Without
Lithograph de  : Rimmel
Rimmel
1920 Lithograph with pochoir, signed in the stone, published by "Feuillet d'art", 2me srie, N5. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Polo  Alexandrie
Polo Alexandrie
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed photograph de  : Kees Van Dongen in his studio
Kees Van Dongen in...
Circa 1910 Argentic photography of Kees Van Dongen in his studio 6 Saulnier street in Paris, signed in ink on lower right by the artist. On verso of the... Without
Original lithograph de  : Portrait of M. J. Brusse
Portrait of M. J....
1899 Original lithograph, signed and dated in the stone. Without
Mourlot poster de  : Poster Galerie des Ponchettes
Poster Galerie des...
1959 Poster printed in lithographic technique after the portrait of Marcelle Leoni painted by Van Dongen in 1919. Printed by Mourlot. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Bouquet de Pois de Senteur
Bouquet de Pois de...
1963 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Artist Ed. Without
Lithograph poster de  : Muse Galliera, Brigitte Bardot
Muse Galliera,...
1964 Poster printed in lithographic technique by Mourlot. Ed. Les Peintres Tmoins de leur Temps, Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Young girl with lowered eyes
Young girl with...
Circa 1929 Original lithograph, signed in the stone by the artist. Without
Original poster de  : Poster Gallery Rapaire
Poster Gallery...
Circa 1960 Original poster before the letter, printed in lithographic technique by Mourlot. Ed. Rapaire Gallery, Monte Carlo. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Polo  Alexandrie
Polo Alexandrie
1964 Original lithograph, signed and annotated in ballpoint by the artist "Bon tirer cent exemplaires sur Arches et trente sur Japon le 21-6-64". Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Le carrousel
Le carrousel
1963 Original lithograph, signed in pen by the artist. Without
Print de  : Woman with a dog walking on the beach
Woman with a dog...
Circa 1929-30 Pochoir print, signed in the plate lower left, after a painting executed in 1925 by Kees Van Dongen. Extremely rare. Without
Original lithograph de  : Young girl with black hair and red scarf
Young girl with...
1927 Original lithograph, signed in the stone by the artist, extracted from the album "Femmes". Ed. Les Quatre Chemins, Paris. Proof in black from the... Without
Lithograph de  : Rimmel
Rimmel
1920 Lithograph with pochoir, signed in the stone, published by "Feuillet d'art", 2me srie, N5. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Claudine ou Mlle Oeil de lynx
Claudine ou Mlle...
Circa 1950 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Book with etchings de  : Van Dongen
Van Dongen
1925 Book. Text by Edmond des Courires, monography richly illustrated with 108 reproductions in colours and black & white. One of the 200 Deluxe copies... Without
Original poster de  : Gallery Rapaire, poster
Gallery Rapaire,...
Circa 1960 Original poster printed in lithographic technique by Mourlot. Ed. Rapaire Gallery, Monte Carlo. Without
Original lithograph de  : The arabian horseman
The arabian horseman
Circa 1960 Original lithograph, signed in the stone, printed by Mourlot. Poster before the text of the Galerie Rapaire in Monte Carlo. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Le Carrousel
Le Carrousel
1963 Original lithograph, signed by the artist. Without
Lithograph poster de  : Muse Galliera, Brigitte Bardot
Muse Galliera,...
1964 Poster printed in lithographic technique by Mourlot. Ed. Les Peintres Tmoins de leur Temps, Paris. Without
Original signed etching de  : Les fleurs du mal, plate III
Les fleurs du mal,...
1966-68 Original etching in 2 colors, signed in pencil by the artist, conceived for the book "Les fleurs du Mal". Without
Single work Drawing in mixed technique de  : The entry of the opera
The entry of the...
Circa 1906 Drawing in pencil, gouache and watercolour, signed of his monogram ?VD? by the artist in bottom on the left. Without
Poster de  : Jean-Marie with hat and pipe
Jean-Marie with hat...
1955 Poster printed in lithographic technique by Mourlot for the Galliera Museum, Paris. Without
Poster de  : Selfportrait as Neptune
Selfportrait as...
1964 Poster printed in lithographic technique by Mourlot for the Museum of Fine Arts in Lyon. Without
Lithograph poster de  : Rapaire Gallery
Rapaire Gallery
Circa 1960 Poster printed in lithographic technique by Mourlot. Ed. Rapaire Gallery, Monte Carlo. Without
Lithograph poster de  : Muse Galliera, Brigitte Bardot
Muse Galliera,...
1964 Poster printed in lithographic technique by Mourlot. Ed. Les Peintres Tmoins de leur Temps, Paris. Without
Single work Original signed letter de  : Handwritten letter
Handwritten letter
1924 Handwritten letter of Kees Van Dongen in brown ink, signed. Red headed notepaper with red letters : "5, rue juliette-lamber, paris-17e . tlph.... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bardot
1958 Original lithograph, signed in ballpoint by the artist. Without
Illustrated book de  : Woman's head
Woman's head
1950 Woodcut after Van Dongen, signed in pencil, in the book "Estampes" (Ed. L'Image Littraire, Paris), containing 12 prints of interpretation signed... Without
Poster de  : Poster Gallery des Ponchettes
Poster Gallery des...
1959 Poster printed in lithographic technique after the portrait of Marcelle Leoni painted by Van Dongen in 1919. Printed by Mourlot. Without
Original lithograph de  : Le collier de perles
Le collier de perles
1924 Original lithograph, second state, signed with the stamp signature. Frapier blind stamp. Galerie des Peintres-Graveurs Ed., Paris. Without
Lithograph signed de  : Jean-Marie in the harbour
Jean-Marie in the...
1950 Original lithograph, signed in pencil, realized after a painting. Without
Original lithograph de  : The short hair
The short hair
1926 Original lithograph, third state, signed in the stone. Ed. Galerie des Peintres Graveurs, Paris. Without
Lithograph signed de  : Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bardot
1958 Original lithograph, signed in ink by the artist. Without
Lithograph de  : Homage to Marie-Claire
Homage to...
Circa 1950 Lithograph in colors, signed in pencil. Without
Lithograph de  : Jean-Marie in the harbour
Jean-Marie in the...
1950 Original lithograph, signed in pencil, realized after a painting. Without
Lithograph de  : Woman on the beach playing with a child
Woman on the beach...
1966 Original lithograph in colors, signed in pencil. Without
Lithograph de  : The siren or the Seine
The siren or the...
1963 Original lithograph, signed in ink. Without
Original lithograph de  : Polo in Alexandria
Polo in Alexandria
Date unknown Original lithograph, signed in pencil, one of the proofs without the signature in the stone. Without
Illustrated Book de  : The leprous ones
The leprous ones
1947 Illustrated book (See Illustrated books for more details), with 25 original lithographs, not signed, text by Henry de Montherlant. Ed. Gallimard,... Without
Book de  : La Princesse de Babylone
La Princesse de...
1948 Book with 48 original lithographs in colors (in and out of the text). Without
Book de  : La garonne
La garonne
1925 Book with 28 pochoirs in colors out of the text. Without
Lithograph de  : Rimmel
Rimmel
1920 Lithograph with pochoir, signed in the stone, published by Without
Lithograph de  : Polo in Alexandria
Polo in Alexandria
Date unknow Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Lithograph de  : Woman with hat
Woman with hat
1925-1930 Series. Original lithograph (for the composition in black), hand-coloured in watercolor by the artist. Without
Lithograph de  : The arabian horseman
The arabian horseman
Date unknown Original lithograph, signed in the stone, printed by Mourlot. Poster before the text of the Galerie Rapaire in Monte Carlo Without
Print de  : Woman with... beach
Woman with... beach
between 1925 and 1930 Woman with a dog walking on the beach. Pochoir print after a painting from 1925, signed on the plate, in bottom lower left. Without
Lithograph de  : Cers
Cers
1936-1948 Photolithograph after Van Dongen, signed in pencil. Without

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • Van Dongen , A. Malraux & B. Dorival, MAM de la Ville de Paris, 1967
  • Van Dongen et le fauvisme , M. Kyriazi, Bibliothque des Arts, Paris, 1971
  • K. v. D. retrouv, loeuvre sur papier , Institut Nerlandais, Paris, 1997
  • K. v. D. D. Marchesseau, Cat., Fondation P. Gianadda, Martigny, 2002
  • Van Dongen, M. Valls-Bled, Ed. Mazzotta, 2004
  • Van Dongen: paparazzi des Annes folles, lisabeth Couturier, Historia, 2008
  • Van Dongen, J.M. Bouhours et autres, Ed. Hazan, 2008
  • Van Dongen , Anita Hopmans, cat. d'expo., Ed. Paris Muses, 2011
  • Le Dernier Tango de Kees Van Dongen , F. Bott, Ed. Le Cherche Midi, 2014
  • Van Dongen et le Bateau-Lavoir , Anita Hopmans et autres, Somogy Ed., 2018
To read from the artist :
  • V. D. raconte la vie de Rembrandt...et de lart , Flammarion, Paris, 1927
Website :
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Mouvements de l'art

  • + FAUVISM / 1902-1907 / Charles Camoin, Auguste Chabaud, etc.
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