This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by Jacques Chalom des Cordes under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
Private collection, France;
Private collection, United States;
Private collection, The Netherlands.
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Kees van Dongen, born Cornelis Theodorus Maria van Dongen on the 26th of January 1877 in Rotterdam, was the second of four childeren from a family that owned two malt-houses. After finishing secondary school, Van Dongen entered Rotterdam's Academy of Fine Arts in 1894. His parents always encouraged their son's artistic ambitions, and even allowed him to set up a studio in the attic of t . . .