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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 139

    Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)

    Composition Abstraite

    Price Realised  


    Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)
    Composition Abstraite
    signed 'Serge Poliakoff' (lower right)
    gouache on paper
    19 x 24 ¾in. (48.5 x 62.8cm.)
    Executed in 1959

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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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    Galerie Berggruen, Paris.
    Private Collection, Oslo.


    A. Poliakoff, Serge Poliakoff Catalogue Raisonné Volume III, Munich 2011 (illustrated, p. 122).