5 June 2019
Self-Portrait and A Collection of Sketches, 13 works, two double–sided and one insctibed in Cyrillic on the reverse.
Nine pencil, one with ink, two crayon, one watercolour, and another watercolour and gouache, on paper, one laid on cardboard, the largest measuring 63 by 48 cm and the smallest 15 by 13 cm.
Provenance: One work, Ventes Pierre Nilouss, Drouot, 15 January 1997 (stamp on the reverse).
Private collection, France.
Authenticity of one work has been confirmed by the artist's widow (insciption on the reverse, dated 5 May 1953).
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.