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    Sale 3065

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    1 - 2 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 105

    Marcel Broodthaers (1924-1976)

    L'Herbe (Grass)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Marcel Broodthaers (1924-1976)
    L'Herbe (Grass)
    signed with the artist's initials 'M. B.' (on the reverse)
    coloured pencil and ink on paper
    15.5 x 23.5cm.
    Executed circa 1969


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    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.
    “ ! ”: Lot is imported from outside the EU. For each Lot the Buyer’s Premium is calculated as 37.75% of the Hammer Price up to a value of €30,000, plus 31.7% of the Hammer Price between €30,001 and €1,200,000, plus 22.02% of any amount in excess of €1,200,000.


    Provenance

    Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels.
    Anon. sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 6 December 1995, lot 381.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR


    Literature

    F. De Vree, Marcel Broodthaers. Oeuvres 1963-1975, Brussels 1990 (illustrated in colour, p. 153).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Isy Brachot, Marcel Broodthaers, 1987, no. 24 (illustrated in colour, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot.


    Post Lot Text

    We are most grateful to the Estate of Marcel Broodthaers for the information kindly provided.