• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 211

    GEORGES MATHIEU (B. 1921)

    FESTIN à NORWICH

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    GEORGES MATHIEU (B. 1921)
    FESTIN à NORWICH
    SIGNED AND DATED 'MATHIEU 57' (LOWER RIGHT); SIGNED, TITLED AND DATED 'FESTIN à NORWICH MATHIEU 57' (ON THE STRETCHER)
    OIL ON CANVAS
    35 1/8 X 57½IN. (89 X 146CM.)
    PAINTED IN 1957


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    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.
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    Provenance

    KOOTZ GALLERY, NEW YORK.
    SIDNEY MISHKIN, NEW YORK.
    A GIFT FROM THE ABOVE TO THE PRESENT OWNER IN 1991.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY BELONGING TO THE BARUCH COLLEGE FUND


    Exhibited

    NEW YORK, KOOTZ GALLERY, LYRICAL ABSTRACTION IN NEW PAINTINGS BY MATHIEU, OCTOBER 1957.