École de Paris and Russian Artists in France

6 October 2021

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Dieppe Coast

◎ 17. BERMAN, LEONID (1896–1976)

Dieppe Coast, signed and dated 1938, also further signed, titled twice, numbered "25" and twice "VII", and dated thrice on the label on the reverse; also further signed, titled twice, numbered "No 25" and "No 27", and dated on the stretcher.

Oil on canvas, 81 by 60 cm.
5,000–7,000 GBP

With a study of a standing female nude on the reverse.

Provenance: Julien Levy Gallery, New York, 1939.
Purchased from the above by Edward James in 1939, New York.
A Surreal Legacy: Selected works of art from The Edward James Foundation, Christie’s London, 15 December 2016, lot 51.
Important private collection, Europe.

Notes on symbols:
◎ Indicates lot is located in Monaco and 5% Import Duty Charge applies if lot is collected in the UK.
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.