Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €20,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €20,001 and €800.000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €800.000. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
Mr. Jean Pirard, Verviers.
Mr. Victor Servranckx, Brussels.
Anonymous sale, Campo, Antwerp, April 1967, lot 53, where acquired by the father of the present owner.
Please note that the medium should read: charcoal, gouache and oil on paper
P.G. van Hecke and Emile Langui, Gustave De Smet, sa vie son oeuvre, Brussels 1945, p. 21.
P. Boyens, Gust. De Smet, Antwerp 1989, cat.no. 569, p. 364, ill..
Brussels, Galerie Le Centaure, Gustave de Smet, 10 April-21 April 1926.
Brussels, Galerie Georges Giroux, Gust De Smet, 5-16 January 1929.
Brussels, Galerie Georges Giroux, Collectie Jean Pirard, cat.no 252.