• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 455

    James Ensor (1860-1949)

    Marine soleil couchant

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    James Ensor (1860-1949)
    Marine soleil couchant
    signed 'ENSOR.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    16 x 25 5/8 in. (40.7 x 65.2 cm.)
    Painted in April 1940


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist; sale, Christie's, London, 30 June 1980, lot 43.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    (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).