Natalia Sergueïevna Gontcharova
(Ladyjino 1881-1962 Paris)

The Flight into Egypt, also known as Woman with a donkey

Oil on canvas, 71 x 53,5 cm,
Inscription at the back of the canvas: “N 240/Larionow”.

Sent from Moscow to France with multiple paintings of M. Larionov and N. Gontcharova, carrying an inscription at the back which only indicates the name “Larionov”, between 1927 and 1928.
(Probably) N. Gontcharova Collection, until his death in 1962.
(Probably) Michel Larionov Collection, until his death in 1964.
(Probably) Alexandra Tomilina-Larionov Collection, second wife of M. Larionov. Sale Palais Galliera, Me Rheims, 21 June 1966, n°253, as “Michel Larionoff ”.
Sale Paris, Palais Galliera, Mes Rheims & Laurin, Tableaux modernes, Sculptures, 14 June 1967, lot 70,
as “attribué to Natalia Gontcharova”;
Sale Hôtel Drouot, Me Alain Lemée, 15 December 1972, n°31,
as “Natalia Gontcharova”.
Bought in occasion of that sale by the Hupel Gallery.
Private collection, by descent.

E. Eganbiuri, Natalia Goncharova. Mikhail Larionov, Moscow, 1913, p. IV, described as “femme avec un âne (zhenshchina s oslom - ??????? ? ?????)” and dated 1906.

Moscow, Vystavka kartin Natalii Sergeevny Goncharovoi 1900-1913, 29 September – 5 November 1913, n°240, described as “Woman with a donkey (zhenshchina s oslom - ??????? ? ?????)”;
Saint-Petersburg, artistic Bureau of Mme Dobytchina, Natalia Gontcharova, personal exhibition, 1914, n°25: “woman with a donkey (zhenshchina s oslom - ??????? ? ?????)”.


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