30 Nov 2016
Chinese Man, signed with a cipher and dated 1943.
Pencil and gouache on paper, 31 by 23.5 cm (image size).
Provenance: Collection of Count Georges Martin du Nord, Paris.
Russian Paintings, Sotheby’s London, 10 June 2008, lot 189.
Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Europe.
Notes on symbols:
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Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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