7 June 2017
Annunciation, signed, inscribed “London” and dated 1928.
Pencil, ink and gouache, heightened with gold, on paper, 32.5 by 17.5 cm.
Provenance: Russian Art, Christie’s London, 2 December 2009, lot 453.
Exhibited: Drawings in Colour by Paul Mak. Paintings and Watercolours by H. Verge Sarrat, The Leicester Galleries, London, December 1928.
Persian Miniatures and Drawings by Paul Mak (Court Painter to the Shah of Persia) , The Fine Art Society, London, May 1933.
Paul Mak, Gallery Rubens, Brussels, October 1956, No. 20.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Drawings in Colour by Paul Mak. Paintings and Watercolours by H. Verge Sarrat, London, 1928, p. 10, No. 24.
Exhibition catalogue, Persian Miniatures and Drawings by Paul Mak (Court Painter to the Shah of Persia) , London, 1933, No. 27.
Exhibition catalogue, Paul Mak, Brussels, 1956, p. 3, No. 20.
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