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    Sale 7737

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

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 279

    Pierre Roy (1880-1950)

    Le grand bateau

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    Estimate

    Pierre Roy (1880-1950)
    Le grand bateau
    signed 'P. Roy' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    29 x 20 in. (73.5 x 50.8 cm.)
    Painted circa 1927-1929


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 November 1959, lot 70.
    Lord's Gallery, London, by whom acquired at the above sale.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in January 1960.


    Literature

    Vogue, 1 March 1931 (illustrated on the front cover).


    Exhibited

    London, Arthur Jeffress Gallery, A retrospective exhibition of paintings by Pierre Roy, November - December 1955, no. 29.