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    Sale 5906

    Christie's Interiors

    21 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 274

    Arthur Lett-Haines (1894-1978)

    Praise of life

    Price Realised  

    Arthur Lett-Haines (1894-1978)
    Praise of life
    indistinctly signed and dated '23' (lower right), and inscribed 'This was executed in Brancusi's/studio. Paris, 1923 while he was/constructing his "Oiseau de Feu" A.' (on a label on the reverse)
    coloured crayon, watercolour and bodycolour
    24½ x 18½ in. (62.3 x 47 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with The Ixion Society, London.