17 November 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,250
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
Jean-Pierre Cassigneul (b. 1935)
La fleur rouge
signed 'Cassigneul' (lower right)
acrylic, watercolor, black Conté crayon and pencil on paper laid down on paper
12 ¾ x 9 ¼ in. (32.4 x 23.5 cm.)
Executed in 1975
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Jean-Pierre Cassigneul has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.
Private collection, Japan (1993).
Acquired from the above by the present owners.
When Greta Garbo left Hollywood for New York in 1941, she reinvented herself as a serious collector of contemporary art
Offered across Christie’s sales this spring, highlights include pieces by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent and Edgar Degas
Their passions, motivations and dreams — and advice for anyone hoping to join their exclusive club
In the centenary year of the artist’s death, we take a closer look at the life and work of the French master