7 June 2017
Les coquelicots, signed, inscribed "Etude datelier/Russie" and with a dedication to Mr Laurent, titled and dated 1891.
Oil on canvas, 21.5 by 51 cm.
Provenance: A gift from the artist to Mr Laurent in France in 1891 (inscription on the work and a letter from the artist).
Thence by descent.
Private collection, France.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
The work is accompanied by the letter from the artist, confirming provenance of the present lot.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.