7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 June 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Portrait of a Young Girl

138. BAKST, LÉON (1866-1924)

Portrait of a Young Girl, signed, inscribed with a dedication “à Marcel Marquet” and dated 1897.

Watercolour on paper, laid on cardboard, 39.5 by 36 cm (paper size).
6,000-9,000 GBP

Provenance: Acquired from the artist by the French actor Marcel Marquet (inscription on the work).
Thence by descent.
A gift from the actress Mary Marquet, a daughter of the above, to a physician Annette Maury, France, 18 February 1945 (inscription on the backing board).

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.