• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 293

    Serge Charchoune (1888-1976)

    Composition- Cubisme Ornemental

    Price Realised  

    Serge Charchoune (1888-1976)
    Composition- Cubisme Ornemental
    signed with initials 'S.CH.' (lower right) and signed in Russian (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    12 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. (31.4 x 28.9 cm.)
    Painted circa 1922


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    Patricia Devaux-Delettre has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.

    Provenance

    Galerie Percier, Paris (1926).
    Galerie l'Obsidienne, Cannes and Paris (1985).
    Anon. sale, Hôtel des Ventes, Enghien, 19 June 1986, lot 52.
    Galerie Jacques Bailly, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    P. Guénégan, Serge Charchoune, Catalogue raisonné 1912-1924, London, 2006, vol. I, p. 198, no. 1922/21.


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Herwath Walden, September 1922.
    Cannes, Galerie l'Obsidienne Azur, Pour un cabinet d'amateur, 1985 (illustrated in color).