These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. This VAT is not shown separately on the invoice. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.
By repute, Tretyakov Art Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner in 1959.
A gift from the above to the family of the present owner circa 1961.
Please note that this lot should not be marked with a * symbol in the printed catalogue, and as such no import VAT is payable on the Hammer price.
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE NEW JERSEY COLLECTOR