• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 481

    Lesser Ury (1861-1931)

    Galerie im Café Vaterland am Potsdamer Platz, Berlin

    Price Realised  

    Lesser Ury (1861-1931)
    Galerie im Café Vaterland am Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
    signed 'L.Ury.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    12 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. (32.6 x 24.4 cm.)
    Painted in the 1920s


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    Dr Sibylle Gross has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    The artist's estate; sale, Berlin, October 1932.
    Private collection, New York, by whom acquired at the above sale.
    Anonymous sale, Leo Spik, Berlin, 7-8 July 1971, lot 144.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 28 June 1988, lot 191.
    Acquired by the present owner in the late 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR