• The Art of the Surreal Evening auction at Christies

    Sale 7903

    The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale

    2 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 111

    Paul Delvaux (1897-1994)

    La gare forestière

    Price Realised  

    Paul Delvaux (1897-1994)
    La gare forestière
    signed, dated and inscribed 'P.DELVAUX ESNEUX 9-60' (lower right)
    pen and India ink on beige paper
    20¼ x 28¾ in. (51.4 x 73 cm.)
    Executed in Esneux in September 1960


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner before 1970.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    Brussels, Musées Royaux des Beaux Arts, Paul Delvaux 1897-1994 March - July 1997, no. 216 (illustrated p. 279).