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    Sale 7543

    The Art of the Surreal (immediately following the Impressionist and Modern Art, Evening Sale)

    4 February 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 181

    Victor Brauner (1903-1966)

    Le pêcheur

    Price Realised  

    Victor Brauner (1903-1966)
    Le pêcheur
    signed and dated 'VICTOR BRAUNER I, 1957' (lower centre)
    encaustic with pen and ink and wax on paper laid down on board
    25¾ x 19¾ in. (65.4 x 50.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1957


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    Mr Samy Kinge has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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    Provenance

    Alexander Iolas, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in December 1979.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION