• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5886

    20th Century British Art

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 60

    Nicolas Ghika (1906-1994)

    Studio and Green Chair

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Nicolas Ghika (1906-1994)
    Studio and Green Chair
    signed and dated 'Ghika/88' (lower left)
    acrylic and pastel on paper
    15 x 21¼ in. (38.1 x 54 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Purchased at the 1988 exhibition by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika Gallery has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
    The work is also illustrated in: Ghika, The Artist's Studios, Benaki Museum, Athens, 1999, p. 106, image 2.


    Exhibited

    London, Royal Academy (Friend's Room), Nicholas Ghika Recent Works, May - June 1988, no. 20.