MacDougall Auctions 27 November 2006

27 November 2006

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Tete de Veau

28. VASSILIEFF, MARIE 1884-1957

Tete de Veau signed.

Oil on canvas, 92 by 60 cm.
40,000-60,000 Pounds

Provenance: Private collection, France. Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner.

Authenticity has been confirmed by Claude Bernes. The work will be included in the book on Marie Vassilieff, prepared by Claude Bernes.

Shown below the work on sale is a similar work from 1934 - Tete de Veau vue par P. Vassilieff - and a photo (by Delbo) of the artist with an African-style mask of a calf's head.

Tete de Veau
Tete de Veau

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.