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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 283

    James Ensor (1860-1949)

    Nature morte aux chinoiseries

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    James Ensor (1860-1949)
    Nature morte aux chinoiseries
    signed 'ENSOR' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    21 3/8 x 25 7/8 in. (54.4 x 65.7 cm.)
    Painted in 1928-1930


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    Provenance

    Sam Salz, Paris & New York.
    Buchholz Gallery [Curt Valentin], New York.
    Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London (no. XLOS 5638).
    Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris.
    Acquired by the father of the present owner in the early 1970s, and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN


    Literature

    X. Tricot, James Ensor, Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, vol. II, 1902-1941, Antwerp, 1992, no. 576 (illustrated p. 541).


    Exhibited

    New York, Buchholz Gallery, James Ensor, January 1944, no. 11.
    London, Marlborough Fine Art, European Masters, 1969, no. 18 (illustrated p. 39); this exhibition later travelled to New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery and Rome, Marlborough Galleria d'Arte.