No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Acquired directly from the artist; sale, Christie's, London, 30 June 1980, lot 43.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
(possibly) The artist's handlist [Liber Veritatis], f. 53ro.
X. Tricot, James Ensor, Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, vol. II, 1902-1941, Antwerp, 1992, no. 828 (illustrated p. 683).