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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    Jean Louis Forain (French, 1852-1931)


    Price Realised  


    Jean Louis Forain (French, 1852-1931)
    signed 'Forain' (lower right), inscribed 'L'Administration' (upper centre), further inscribed '-qu'est-ce que tu cherches?/-mais rien du tout, tout ça, c'est pour les faire attendre!' (lower centre)
    pen, black ink and coloured pencils on paper
    13½ x 10¾ in. (34.2 x 27.3 cm.)

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    The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mrs Janine Chagnaud-Forain and Mrs Florence Valdes-Forain.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Paul Auregan