• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 268

    Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)

    The Clothesline: Study for Portrait of My Father

    Price Realised  

    Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)
    The Clothesline: Study for Portrait of My Father
    signed and dated 'P.Tchelitchew.1940' (lower right)
    pen and ink and wash on beige card
    14 1/8 x 10¾ in. (35.3 x 26.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1940


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    This drawing is closely related to the oil painting Portrait of My Father, 1939 (Christie's, London, 5 February 2009, lot 444).

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    Provenance

    Durlacher Brothers, New York (no. 40-21).
    Anonymous sale, Bonham's, Los Angeles, 27 July 2003.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Erik La Prade has confirmed the authenticity of this work.