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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A. (1889-1946)

    Place Blanche, Paris

    Price Realised  


    Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A. (1889-1946)
    Place Blanche, Paris
    signed 'C.R.W. Nevinson' (lower right)
    watercolour, pastel and gouache
    14 x 10 in. (35.5 x 25.3 cm.)
    Executed circa 1922.

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    Place Blanche is situated on the Boulevard de Clichy and faces the celebrated Moulin Rouge dance hall.

    We are very grateful to Christopher Martin for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Purchased by Sir Arthur Young at the 1926 exhibition, and by descent.


    London, Leicester Galleries, Watercolours and Paintings by C.R. W. Nevinson, March 1926, no. 18.