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    Sale 5846

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    29 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    József Rippl-Rónai (1861-1927)

    Borozó társaság

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    József Rippl-Rónai (1861-1927)
    Borozó társaság
    signed 'Rónai' (lower right)
    pastel on paper
    11¼ x 14in. (28 x 35.5cm.)
    Executed between 1903 and 1904


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Mária Bernáth, dated Budapest, 2008.09.19.
    This work represents a common theme for Rippl-Rónai where his mother and father sit next to each other in a room filled with pictures and other members of the family are seen drinking together. The other person present is Lazarine, his partner and later to be his wife whom he met in Paris.

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