• The Art of the Surreal Evening auction at Christies

    Sale 7903

    The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale

    2 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    Paul Delvaux (1897-1994)

    La tendresse

    Price Realised  

    Paul Delvaux (1897-1994)
    La tendresse
    signed and dated 'PAUL DELVAUX 1 81' (lower right)
    oil on paper laid down on canvas
    46½ x 30 in. (118.3 x 76.2 cm.)
    Executed in January 1981


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1981.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the amended exhibition history for this work:

    Ferrara, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Paul Delvaux, April - June 1986, no. 40.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Ferrara, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Paul Delvaux, April - June 1986, no. 40.