8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Portrait of a Young Girl

127. 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 cardboatd, 39.5 by 35.5 cm (paper size).
10,000-15,000 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, the 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.