• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 269

    Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)

    Study for Hide and Seek

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)
    Study for Hide and Seek
    signed and dated 'P.Tchelitchew 39' (lower right)
    pen and ink and wash on paper
    11 x 8¾ in. (27.8 x 22.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1939


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    This drawing is probably a study for the artist's masterpice Hide and Seek, 1940-1942, which is today in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    William S. Paley; his sale, Sotheby's, New York, 4 October 1991, lot 17.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Erik La Prade has confirmed the authenticity of this work.